Queen's University Belfast


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      Typology PhD
      Location Belfast city (Northern Ireland)
      Start Different dates available
      • PhD
      • Belfast city (Northern Ireland)
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      Belfast City
      University Road, BT7 1NN, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
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      Belfast City
      University Road, BT7 1NN, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
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      · Requirements

      A research degree offers you the opportunity to develop your research skills and prove yourself as a researcher. Queen's is committed to the enhancement of research training and teaching and offers postgraduate research opportunities across all fields of study. The following postgraduate research study routes for this subject area are: DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD) MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (MPhil) ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally an Upper Second Class...

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      What you'll learn on the course


      Course programme

      The Musicology and Composition research cluster comprises scholars and instrumental composers. It fosters strong links with composers in the Sonic Arts research cluster as well as a wide range of humanities researchers in the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies. RESEARCH STRENGTHS The Musicology cluster has strengths in canonic or significant figures of the eighteenth-, nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries, notably: JS Bach Arnold Bax Edward Elgar GF Handel WA Mozart Thomas Moore We offer wide-ranging support in the study of British composers generally as well as music in Ireland. Other areas covered include: Contemporary music Contemporary performance practice Critical studies of gender and race Critical/cultural studies in music Improvisation Irish traditional music, local history and sources Social and institutional history Sonic arts musicology Sound installation art The 18th-century London stage The PhD in Composition is part of the practice-led research activities that take place within the School. Student composers work in a vigorous and diverse community across a broad range of creative practice from acoustic composition through to creative work in sonic arts. Instrumental composition students are afforded significant opportunities for workshop contact with visiting international artists, and with the Ulster Orchestra.

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