8 Doctorate Degrees in Performing Arts 2020

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.Studies in performing arts encompass both the academic and pra… Read More

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.

Studies in performing arts encompass both the academic and practical fields of music, theater and dance. From theater history to advanced choreography, the field of performing arts lends a wide lens of study for a variety of students.

Doctorate in Performing Arts

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Harrisonburg, USA + 1 More

The Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) program is the most advanced course of study offered in the School of Music at James Madison University. The program has been designed to m ... Read More

The Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) program is the most advanced course of study offered in the School of Music at James Madison University. The program has been designed to make graduates more marketable in higher education by emphasizing pedagogy and literature along with advanced performance or conducting skills. Read Less
PhD
01 Aug 2020
Full time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Chatham, United Kingdom

Our research programme gives you the opportunity to mix with composers, sound designers, technologists, ethnomusicologists and theorists.

Our research programme gives you the opportunity to mix with composers, sound designers, technologists, ethnomusicologists and theorists. Read Less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full time
Part time
3 years
English
Campus
 
London, United Kingdom + 1 More

Staff and students of the Department of Music pursue research on a wide range of subjects, mainly but not exclusively focused on the music of Asia and Africa. Whatever its reg ... Read More

Staff and students of the Department of Music pursue research on a wide range of subjects, mainly but not exclusively focused on the music of Asia and Africa. Whatever its regional origin, music is studied as a cultural phenomenon, and also from analytical and historical perspectives. Instrumental and vocal, sacred and secular, art and popular, traditional and modern musical forms are all of equal interest. Research methods employed include fieldwork, interview, archive research, recording and filming, performance, transcription and analysis, and composition. Read Less
PhD
28 Sep 2020
Full time
Part time
4 years
30 Jun 2020
English
Campus
 
Prague, Czech Republic

The individually designed attestation system of the doctoral program provides graduates with an insight into the current state of research and methodology of the subject, espe ... Read More

The individually designed attestation system of the doctoral program provides graduates with an insight into the current state of research and methodology of the subject, especially in the selected area of specialization and closely related disciplines. During the course, graduates also explored philosophical issues connected to their doctoral subjects and topics and passed a foreign language exam. The doctoral dissertation is a scientifically valuable contribution to the investigation of the topic and its findings are usually published as a monograph or study in a scientific journal. Read Less
PhD
01 Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Full time
4 years
30 Apr 2019
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Prague, Czech Republic

The specialization of Music Theory and Education is based on the selection and synthesis of the musicological and musical educational disciplines, allowing a balanced preparat ... Read More

The specialization of Music Theory and Education is based on the selection and synthesis of the musicological and musical educational disciplines, allowing a balanced preparation of highly qualified experts in terms of research and teaching. In accordance with a broad spectrum of musical pedagogy, the specialization follows the scope of the study corresponding to the target: preparation of specialists in the area of research of general music education, vocational training and other activities requiring such a specialization. Read Less
PhD
01 Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Full time
4 years
30 Apr 2019
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
New York, USA

The program is designed to take 2 years to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, *% finished in 2

The program is designed to take 2 years to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, *% finished in 2 Read Less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full time
2 years
English
Campus
 
New York, USA

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional Read Less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full time
2 years
English
Campus
 
New York, USA

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional Read Less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full time
2 years
English
Campus