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Music - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

  • Awaiting Funding Decision/Possible External Funding
    Awaiting Funding Decision/Possible External Funding

Profile Description

  • Music Performance Practice PhD/MA by Research (On Campus or by Distance Learning)
  • Musical Composition PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)
  • Musicology PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)

Research interests of staff:

Electroacoustic composition, including mixed and live works, network music, laptop ensembles.

Instrumental / vocal composition.

History and theory of electronic music; sound studies; popular music; digital musicology.

Singers and singing; gender and sexuality; performance; early modern period.

Early Music Performance Practice; violin performance; conducting.

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century instrumental music.

Singers and Singing; gender; early modern period.

Twentieth century Britain and Italy; critical theory; music under Fascism.

Fifteenth and sixteenth centuries; popular music; performance; Shostakovich.

Music analysis; music and nationalism; Classical and Romantic instrumental music; British music.

Nineteenth and twentieth century British music.

Ethnomusicology, Popular Music, Electronic Dance Music, Migration & Travel, Affect, Gender & Sexuality.


Funding applications for College scholarships are now open for 2018 entry.

Funding Notes

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.

How good is research at University of Birmingham in Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 10.20

Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

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