Newcastle University Clara Whittaker Music PhD Scholarship, 2019

Newcastle University Clara Whittaker Music PhD Scholarship, 2019, Are you ready to Purse your career in music, Here is a great opportunity for you to apply for Clara Whittaker Music PhD Scholarship in Newcastle University.

It’s now  now available for UK and EU students, who wish to pursue PhD degree coursework in Music for the academic year 2019-2020.

Start Date and Duration

September 2019 or January 2020. 3 years full time or 5–6 years part time.

Application closing date

12.00 noon, Friday 26 July 2019.

Overview

As one of the UK’s larger music departments, The International Centre for Music Studies at Newcastle University sustains a distinctive and plural research culture. We are seeking candidates of the highest calibre in any of our areas of research strength, which include:

  • Early music
  • Ethnomusicology and world musics
  • Folk and traditional musics
  • Popular music studies
  • Music of the 20th and 21st centuries
  • Critical and cultural musicology
  • Music and cultural policy
  • Music theory and analysis
  • Composition – score or studio based
  • Performance, Improvisation, and other forms of interdisciplinary creative practice

Newcastle University Clara Whittaker Music PhD Scholarship, 2019Eligibility Criteria

UK, EU and International students are eligible to apply.

You should hold, or expect to achieve, a Masters degree at Merit/Distinction level or international equivalent in music or a closely related discipline.

International students whose first language is not English need IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills) or equivalent.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of race, ethnicity, gender or sexuality, and wish to encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups in UK higher education.

How to apply

You must apply through the University’s online postgraduate application system. To do this please Create a new account’.

All relevant fields should be completed, but fields marked with a red asterisk must to be completed. The following information will help us to process your application. You will need to:

  • insert the relevant programme code in the programme of study section
    • PhD  8825F (full-time) / 8827P (part-time)
  • select the programme of study PhD Music
  • insert the studentship code mus003 in the studentship/partnership reference field
  • attach degree transcripts* and certificates and, if English is not your first language, a copy of your English language qualification.

If you have already applied for a place to study for a PhD in Music at Newcastle University starting in 2019/20 and wish to be considered for an award, you should email an updated version of your research proposal and personal statement to the Postgraduate Administrator (SACS.PGR.Admin@newcastle.ac.uk) by the application closing date.

Scholarship Link

You should hold, or expect to achieve, a Masters degree at Merit/Distinction level or international equivalent in music or a closely related discipline.