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Why choose this course?The aim of our research programmes is to give each student the best possible foundation from which to launch further research and career development. We help our students to develop the relevant research skills and methods and also support the development of related skills such as IT, presentation and career planning.This approach, together with the relevant research expertise and resources support the completion of high-quality research degree programmes.Details of
Why choose this course?
The aim of our research programmes is to give each student the best possible foundation from which to launch further research and career development. We help our students to develop the relevant research skills and methods and also support the development of related skills such as IT, presentation and career planning.
This approach, together with the relevant research expertise and resources support the completion of high-quality research degree programmes.
Details of current and recent research degree topics include:
Musical interaction, particularly the design of digital musical instruments and new interfaces for learning abstract musical concepts and skills; Audio synthesis, particularly analogue/digital hybrid approaches and procedural audio for video games; The histories of live electronic music
Composition; Compositional analysis; Historical and contextual studies
Computer Modelling and Auralization/Virtual Acoustics; Acoustic Measurement in situ; Architectural Acoustics; Acoustics in Heritage Sites;
Acoustics and Psychoacoustics; Perceptual Evaluation of Auralization
Composition; experimental composition, particularly process-oriented approaches; Experimental music; Contemporary music; Minimalism and reductionism in music, and related perceptual and temporal experiences; Psychoacoustics, perception and cognition; Experimental approaches to notation; Microtonality and tuning systems; Minimal and process visual art; Contemporary performance practice.
Minimalist Music, particularly archival research into the music of Steve Reich; assessment in Performing Arts.
The role of Instrumental music teachers in higher education.
The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications.
Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the train and bus. The Shropshire countryside is close by for idyllic views, a perfect place to retreat to when the busy city life gets too much. Along with a site in the centre of Wolverhampton, there are also campuses located in Telford and Walsall.