Musical Composition PhD

University of Birmingham

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Music as a creative art form in the 21st century can combine both tradition and innovation, bringing together instruments (some new, some with centuries of history) and the latest in high technology. As a composer today all of these resources are available to you, and our research degrees in composition aim to foster your skills as you navigate this exciting new world. On this programme you can create works which use electroacoustics and computer technology, traditional (and not so traditional) ... READ MORE

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Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 3 years | JAN, SEP

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WUSCA student ranking
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90th / 131
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13th
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5th

Start date and duration

Start date
JAN, SEP
Full Time
3 years

Tuition fees

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£4,320 per year
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£4,320 per year
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More info: The same fees apply to both campus-based and distance learning study. The distance learning programme fee also includes a fully-funded visit to campus for each full year of the programme..

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£17,040 per year
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13th
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Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to study somewhere with a strong research culture, that delivers on your expectations. The opportunities, facilities and academics at Birmingham will help you to achieve your ambitions, whether they are research-led with a desire for discovery, or to boost your skills to advance your career. The University is recognised internationally for excellence in teaching and research – 87% of research conducted at the University has a global impact.

Where you'll study

University of Birmingham

Edgbaston Birmingham
B15 2TU United Kingdom Nearest train station: University   0.2 miles away

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