The Department of Music at York is internationally recognised for creative, practical and scholarly approaches to music, and allows you the time and space to develop your own distinctive approach to the discipline. We support a wide range of research and offer extensive opportunities for doctoral study.
Our key research areas include:
PhD programmes are available through three methods of assessment.
PhD by Composition
PhD by Performance
PhD by Thesis
Check that your research interests align with the expertise of one of our staff. Once you've identified a potential supervisor, please contact them before applying to discuss your application and potential research areas.
This programme is waiting to hear about funding for the next session, or external funding will be applied for once a suitable candidate is selected. Applications are welcome - please see programme details for further information.