Postgraduate study

Join our vibrant and supportive postgraduate community

Choose from a wide range of specialist pathways

Work in a musical environment where research and practice go hand-in-hand

Study at York

At York, you will be part of a vibrant musical community. Our courses are taught by active professionals – what you learn at York stems directly from current research.

The Department of Music was ranked joint 2nd for 4*, or world-class, research in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

Many specialisms are available, ranging from Masters to PhD level, and allow you to explore your own research ideas while being a part of a lively and supportive community.

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Stef Conner

(PhD by Composition)


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(PhD by Thesis)


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