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Full time & Part time September MRes 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time 29 August 2024
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Unleash your passion for music with the MRes Music programme at the University of Liverpool. This one-year full-time or two-year part-time course offers a unique opportunity to delve into a major research project under the guidance of academic specialists in various music disciplines. You will develop independent research skills, create your music portfolio or dissertation, and gain expertise through one-on-one tutorials, workshops, and seminars. The programme's interdisciplinary approach covers areas such as musicology, composition, and music technology, preparing you for a future in the arts or academia. With access to state-of-the-art facilities including recording studios and a new performance venue, you'll be part of a vibrant community of researchers and musicians. To join this enriching experience, a 2:1 in Music or related field is required, along with a sample of written work. Take the first step towards a fulfilling career in music with the MRes Music programme.

About the course

The Music MRes allows you to undertake a one year full-time or two year part-time, research project in Music. You will receive training in research skills and supervision from one or more academic specialists in the subject area. The MRes will encourage you to develop research skills whilst undertaking a major research project.

This course introduces you to the inter-disciplinary nature of the field and aims to introduce the wide range of methodologies such studies entail. Further, you are required to consider how you will approach and structure the dissertation as a project in primary research.

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Entry Requirements

You will need a 2:1 in Music or a closely aligned subject. You will also have to provide a sample of written work e.g. an undergraduate assignment.

If you hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, but don’t meet our entry requirements, a Pre-Master’s can help you gain a place. This specialist preparation course for postgraduate study is offered on campus at the University of Liverpool International College, in partnership with Kaplan International Pathways.




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