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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25 March 2019
‘Orchestrating the Orchestra’, the world’s first 5G low latency three-way distributed orchestra at…
21 January 2019
Currently studying Musicology and Ethnomusicology at King’s, Teng Chen is a talented musician who…
20 August 2018
King's College London's Professor Roger Parker awarded the British Academy's Serena Medal for his…
18 July 2018
Dr Rob Keeley has been awarded the Teaching Excellence Award for Quality Feedback, by the King's…
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