AHRC Doctoral Studentship in Music

The School of Music at Bangor University is pleased to offer an AHRC-funded studentship for a PhD study in music, starting in September 2013. The scholarship consists of Home/EU fees + a tax-free maintenance grant at the current RCUK rate (currently £13,590).

Applications are welcome for all doctoral projects that fall within the established research groups or the remit of staff research interests including musicology, composition, electro-acoustic composition, sonic arts, and performance.


Candidates must submit the following:

(1)  An online application form for the PhD programme

Samples of your previous work should be submitted in support of the application, as appropriate.

(2)          A proposal of the doctoral research project (up to 2,000 words as

Word Document or pdf, sent to c.leitmeir@bangor.ac.uk). This should address the following aspects:

(a)          research question

(b)          research context in which the question is located

(c)           methodology

(d)          previous experience in the field and preparedness for the task

(e)          contribution to knowledge and understanding expected to result from

the project

(f)           link(s) with research environment and/or staff expertise at Bangor

Deadline: Friday, 3 May 2013

We expect to interview shortlisted candidates in the week starting on 20 May.

Enquiries should be directed to:

Dr Christian Leitmeir, Director of Graduate Studies


More information can be found here:

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The School of Music intends to announce another scholarship soon, which will be open to non-EU candidates also.

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