AHRC White Rose (WRoCAH) funding for Doctoral Research in Music at the University of York

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The University of York invites applications for PhD research in any area of Music.  A number of fully-funded studentships are available for outstanding candidates.

The Department of Music at York (incorporating the Contemporary Music Reseach Centre) and the Music, Science and Technology Research Cluster (mstrc)  has particular expertise in the following areas:

  • Composition
  • Performance
  • Contemporary Music
  • Musical Analysis
  • Opera Studies
  • Baroque Music
  • Word and Music Studies
  • Music and Embodiment
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Instrumental and vocal pedagogy
  • Jazz and improvisation
  • Live electronics and sound art
  • Studio Production
  • Psychology of Music

Students may propose topics under any of these headings.  For 2018 there are up to seven scholarships available. The scholarship covers the UK/EU tuition fees and, for eligible students, a maintenance grant (£14,553 in 2017/18). 

Applicants for WRoCAH studentships must have made an application for PhD study before the WRoCAH funding deadline of Wednesday 24 January 2018 at 5pm (GMT). Application forms may be found at the WRoCAH application page.

You are encouraged to discuss your application with a potential supervisor before making an application.For further details of specific staff interests, see: