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Postgraduate study

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 and practice.

Many specialisms are available, ranging from Masters to PhD level. We offer Masters by research in both Music and Music Technology, and you can pursue MPhil/PhD study by thesis, composition or performance.

Whatever your course, studying at York will allow you to explore your own research ideas while being a part of a lively and supportive community.

In addition to university-wide funding, we have a range of scholarships, awards and bursaries available to postgraduate Music students.

MA Music

Our MA Music is taught in Pathways, allowing you to focus your studies on your particular interests. Typically there are around six to ten students working with a particular supervisor on a pathway, and during the year you will concentrate on your own specialist projects.

Taught MA courses

Discover postgraduate study at York. Take part in a Virtual Open Days. 13, 20, 30 November 2020. Register now.