Research Opportunities - Music

March 31, 2000

The following listing is for research degrees and jobs in Music #221> . Where possible a central contact person or office contact point has been given. Where there are several contact people they have been listed with the courses for which they have responsibility. If an institution does not appear in this list you should not assume that they do not offer post-graduate research degrees.

Key #221> Name of institution #221> For the sake of brevity the short version of an institution's name has been used. Validation #221> If an institution's courses are validated by another college its name is given in brackets. Contact names #221> A contact is given for each opportunity listed. Where there is a central contact for all an institution's opportunities in a particular area, the contact will be given once only. Qualification level #221> MSc, PhD etc. The figure in brackets indicates the number of places available where known. Mode of study #221> FT = Full Time PT = Part Time Funding #221> A = Assistantships available to students to undertake paid work while studying for a higher degree £ = Scholarship/ studentships available ? = Funding is a possibility.

Students should contact the department listed. Do not address enquiries to The THES. We are unable to help


Anglia P.U. Colchester Institute Chris Turner Tel: 01206 718000; URL: Arts and Letters: Music Division Ian Gordon Tel: 012233631; URL:

Wales: Bangor Music Prof J M Harper Tel: 01248 382181; URL: £ A?

Bath Spa U.C. (Bristol: UWE) Music Academic Office Administrator Tel: 01225875444; URL:

Queen's U. of Belfast Music Prof J Smaczny Tel: 01232 335105; URL:http://www.

Birmingham U. Music Dr E J Whenham Tel: 0121 414 3726/5781; URL:

Bournemouth U. Media Arts and Communications Dr Kevin Moloney Tel: 01202595354; URL: £ A?

Bretton Hall (Leeds U.) Music Head of Research Tel: 01924 830261 Fax: 01924830521

Bristol U. Music Mrs A Payne Tel: 0117 928 8897; URL: uk/Depts/Music/ £

Brunel U. Performing Arts Peter Rudnick Tel: 0181 891 0121 ext 2368

Canterbury Christ Church College (Kent U.) Music Kendra Perrott Tel: 01801 Email:

Wales: Cardiff Music Mr S Walsh Tel: 01222 874383; URL:

Central England U. in Birmingham Conservatoire Dr Peter Johnson Tel: 0121331 5925/6900 Fax: 0121 331 5906

Chichester I.H.E. (Southampton U.) Music Postgraduate Office Tel: 01243816031 Fax: 01243 816081 £? A?

City U. Music Dr Simon Emmerson Tel: 0171 477 83

Dartington College of Arts (Plymouth U.) Music Prof Edward Cowie Tel: 01803862224; URL:

De Montfort U. Visual and Performing Arts Andrew Hugill Tel: 0116 257 7833;URL:

Durham U. Music Prof D C Greer Tel: 0191 374 3220; URL: £? A?

East Anglia U. Music Liz Varge Tel: 01603 592452; URL: £?

Edinburgh U. Music Miss D Lawson Tel: 0131 650 2422 Email: £

Exeter U. Music Postgraduate Admissions Tutor Tel: 01392 263812 £? A?

Glasgow U. Music Mr R Macdonald Tel: 0141 330 6319; URL: £ A?

Huddersfield U. Music Dr C Fox Tel: 01484 472003 Email:

Hull U. Music Dr A Borthwick Tel: 01482 465998; URL:

Keele U. Music Prof D R Nicholls Tel: 01782 583295; URL:

King Alfred's Winchester (Southampton U.) Community and Performing Arts Mr SHawes Tel: 01962 8405 Email:

Kingston U. Music Prof Edward Ho Tel: 0181 547 7118 £? A?

Lancaster U. Music Dr Ron Woodley Tel: 01524 594597

Leeds U. Music Prof J Rushton Tel: 0113 233 2583; URL: £ A?

Liverpool U. Music Prof M Talbot Tel: 0151 794 3096; URL: £ Institute of Popular Music Mr DHorn Tel: 0151 794 3101; URL:

Liverpool Hope U.C. (Liverpool U.) Music Dr Derek Bell Tel: 0151 291 3445/7Email: £?

London: Goldsmiths College Music Music Enquiries Tel: 0171 919 7460

London: SOAS Centre of Music Studies The Registrar Tel: 0171 637 2388

London: Royal Academy of Music Postgraduate Studies Dr Amanda Glauert Tel:0171 873 7357 Fax: 0171 873 7374

London: Royal Holloway College Music Director of Graduate Study in MusicTel: 01784 443532; URL:

London Guildhall U. Sir John Cass Department of Design and TechnologyTerence Pamplin Tel: 0171 320 1845; URL:

Manchester U. Music Dr Barry Cooper Tel: 0161 5 4992; URL: £?

Manchester Metropolitan U. Arts, Design and Performance Dr Robin Nelson Tel:0161 247 5444 Email: n.a.m.gibson@mmu.

Middlesex U. Art, Design and Performing Arts Barry Curtis Tel: 0181 362 5021Email:

Newcastle U. Music Mrs Susan Bolam Tel: 0191 222 6736; URL: html

Nottingham U. Music Phillip Weller/Prof R Pascall Tel: 0115 951 4755 £

Open U. Music Course Reservations Centre Tel: 01908 653231; URL:http://www. £?

Oxford Brookes U. Visual Arts, Music and Publishing Dr D Griffiths Tel:01865 484952 Email:

Reading U. Music Prof J M Dunsby Tel: 0118 931 8411

Royal College of Music Music Dr Gerald Gifford Tel: 0171 589 3643 Fax: 0171589 7740

Salford U. Institute for Social Research: Media, Music and Performing ArtsResearch Centre Dr Sheila Whiteley Tel: 0161 295 6111 Fax: 0161 295 6301

Sheffield U. Music Prof E Clarke Tel: 0114 222 0472; URL: £

Southampton U. Music Dr Jeanice Broors Tel: 01703 593425; URL: £

St Martin's University College (Lancaster U.) Performing Arts Dr RichardMcGregor Tel: 01524 384500 Email: £?

Surrey U. Music Prof Sebastian Forbes/Pauline Johnson Tel: 01483 259317;URL: £? A?

Sussex U. Composition Research Programme Postgraduate Admissions Tel: 013678412; URL: Music Research ProgrammePostgraduate Admissions Tel: 013 678412; URL: uk/Units/CULCOM

Thames Valley U. London College of Music and Media Dr Allan Moore Tel: 0181231 2304/2556 Email: £

Ulster U. Media and Performing Arts Mrs H M Bracefield Tel: 01232 366955;URL: £? A?

York U. Music Dr N Sorrell Tel: 01904 432438 Email: £

About this service #221>

The THES Research Opportunities Service aims to list the current availability of opportunities for postgraduate research training.

The listings include details of new research posts. Although courses from more than 140 institutions are represented here it is not an exhaustive listing.

Some institutions have not wished to list their courses in this way; so you should not assume that institutions not featuring in these lists have no courses to offer. This listing should give a good flavour of the wide variety of research training on offer at higher education institutions in the United kingdom.

Potential students should not make decisions on the basis of this listing alone. Potential candidates should contact the institutions of their choice directly if they wish to discuss their future plans. They should not contact The THES or the compilers of this listing.

Quality of degrees #221>

All UK universities in membership of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals have power to award British degrees after either courses of study or programmes of research, and some colleges of higher education have one or both of these powers.

Other colleges provide courses or programmes which are validated by an institution which has those powers. Courses of this kind are listed under the name of the college which runs them; the name of the validating institution, which finally awards the degree, is in brackets.

The compilers #221>

This list has been compiled by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit (CSU) on the basis of returns from institutions. CSU is an agency of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals, the Standing Conference of Principals of Colleges and Institutes of higher education and the Committee of Scottish Centrally Funded Colleges.

This information has been provided for information purposes only. It is not definitive and does not take precedence over the official publications of universities and colleges.

While every effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate and that those institutions which wanted to take part have been included, CSU an accept no responsibility for errors or omissions.

Any queries about this list should be addressed to the data collectors, Mayflower Directories Production, Ro Dew, West Looe Hill, Looe, Cornwall PL13 2HH. Tel: 01503 264454. Fax: 01503 264821. Email: All rights reserved. No part of this listing may be stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the written permission of the publishers.

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