Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Music

Monash University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101965

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Further your music development with a PhD, examining music across genres from early styles to improvisation and real-time machine music. Monash Arts is internationally recognised for producing innovative, engaging and high quality research, and the PhD (Music) gives you the practical experience and opportunity to develop your expertise as a researcher and the professional tools needed to undertake music for professional purposes.

In the PhD (Music) program, you will be supported and guided by at least two expert supervisors. You will get the practical experience and opportunity to develop your expertise as a researcher and the professional tools needed to work with music professionally.

This PhD program has three components: a live performance, a written thesis, and extensive research. You will also undertake professional development designed to help you become a more effective researcher, and develop general professional skills valuable to prospective employers in academia, industry, government and the broader community.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
36,400 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 4 years
Full time
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia
36,400 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 4 years
Read more4 years (full time)

Self study / online (without attendance)
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia

Entry criteria

The minimum qualifications for admission to PhD enrolment are:

a bachelor's degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant field, and which normally includes a research component in the fourth year, leading to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
a course leading to a level rated by the relevant department, faculty and committee as equivalent to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
a master's degree that entails work, normally including a significant research component, including at least 25% of one full time equivalent year of work, including a thesis. It is normally expected that a grade of honours 2A has been obtained for the research thesis or project. Where ungraded, examiners' reports will be taken into account; or
have qualifications which in the opinion of GRC are deemed equivalent.

English entry requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall (no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL (paper-based) : 550+ TWE 4.5

TOEFL 79 + Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 & Writing 21

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 + communicative score 50

Cambridge English: 176 + no skill below 169

Address

Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia
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