We have 15 active researchers, including seven professors. All our staff submitted their books, articles, scores, or performances to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) and 78% of our work was recognised as being of world-leading (4*) or of internationally excellent (3*) standard.
At present the Music Department has 52 postgraduate research students studying for a doctorate on an astonishing range of topics. Several have secured funding support from the London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP). Our Department runs weekly research seminars for students, staff and guests, acting as a central London platform for scholars, composers and music professionals from around the country and abroad.
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The Department of Music at King’s has a vibrant postgraduate research culture, with doctoral candidates contributing to teaching and research.
Discover a wide range of world-class music venues and resources on your doorstep
Study in the heart of London close to many of the capital's world-class music venues
Our department connects with a wide range of national and international partners
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3 January 2020
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12 November 2019
Professor Daniel Leech-Wilkinson is elected as Corresponding Member by the American Musicological…
8 November 2019
Dr Edward Nesbit is a Lecturer in Composition in the Department of Music. When he’s not teaching…
10 October 2019
King's Music's fantastic 'opera MOOC' - in collaboration with the Royal Opera House and V&A - will…
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