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Masters Open Day 2018

Join us on Wednesday 5th December 2018 to find out what it's really like to be a postgraduate student at Southampton.

Speak directly to academics and students at our Highfield campus and learn about our masters courses in music, world-class facilities and funding options

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Music at Southampton has a thriving postgraduate community. Whether you choose a taught or research-based programme you will be supported by staff who are active practitioners and musicologists of international standing.

We offer a large number of studentships to support masters and doctoral level studies across the whole range of the discipline, including performance and composition as well as musicology. For details see our Money matters page. Candidates for postgraduate courses are also eligible to apply for Southampton's vocal, instrumental and accompanying vocal, instrumental and accompanying scholarships to help support their studies.

Taught degrees

We offer taught masters courses in composition, performance and musicology.    

Research degrees

We offer doctoral programmes in composition, performance and musicology, and a masters by research.    

Studying here

Superb facilities and a great location make studying music at the University of Southampton an attractive choice.    

Outstanding academics

Our academics are leaders in their discipline and span a range of research interests.

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I enjoy interacting with individuals from other universities and listening to specially invited guests reading their recent research in the field.
Emily MouldMA Music
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Our research

As an internationally recognised centre of excellence, we pride ourselves in offering facilities that allow students to explore all aspects of music

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