Department of Music

Research degrees (PhD, MPhil) - Music

  • Access to facilities including the Djanogly Recital Hall, Denis Arnold Music Library and the new Recording Suite.
  • 49% of staff publications were judged as world-leading in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.
  • Our research areas include music, space and place, music images, musical creativity and community and music, politics and identity.

Areas of supervision

  • Classical
  • Composition (including computer-aided and electroacoustic composition)
  • Contemporary performance practice
  • Early music
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Film music
  • History of music
  • Jazz 
  • Music and health
  • Music and history
  • Music and society
  • Music in contemporary culture
  • Musical performance
  • Musicology
  • Opera
  • Performance with electronics
  • Popular music
  • Traditional music


Department of Music

The University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts Centre
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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