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PhD in Ethnomusicology

PhD degrees in Ethnomusicology at Queen’s are offered in the School of History and Anthropology and the School of Creative Arts covering abroad spectrum of research areas such as: music in religion and ritual; music in politics; music and emotions; medical ethnomusicology; local musicking; popular music; and organology, among other topics. The regional expertise of our staff is extensive, with special focus on Europe, the Americas, South East Asia and Australia.

Prospective PhD students are advised to contact a member of staff working in their area of interest before submitting an application. For more information concerning staff research expertise please click here.

For general enquiries about applying for PhD study in Ethnomusicology please contact , (School of Creative Arts) or Professor Fiona Magowan, (School of History and Anthropology).


Ethnomusicology Staff       

Professor Fiona Magowan (School of History and Anthropology)

  (School of Creative Arts)

Dr Marina Roseman (School of History and Anthropology)


Click here to find out more information about research funding at the School.  


Applications should be made on line, via the Queen's  Postgraduate Applications Portal