School of Music, Humanities and Media

  • United Kingdom

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The School of Music, Humanities and Media provides a vibrant teaching, learning and research environment for over 1800 students and around 130 staff encompassing Drama, English Language, Linguistics and Modern Languages, English Literature and Creative Writing, History, Journalism, Media and Film and Music and Music Technology.

Our School is an exciting place in which to learn and work. We aim to deliver an inspirational learning experience and undertake pioneering research with a practical emphasis. Our staff are innovative and creative practitioners who offer expertise in their field and bring energy and enthusiasm to their work. 

We offer a varied and exciting portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and the team pride themselves on their commitment to supporting students. We believe strongly in the quality of the support we offer to our students, employers and all our working partners. This support comes not just from our Higher Education Academy qualified academic staff, but also through our professional administrative services and technical support teams.  This, along with our modern facilities, has allowed us to establish a reputation for the quality of our courses, our teaching and our internationally recognised research.

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music Social Sciences
Music Arts & Humanities
politeness Social Sciences
interaction Social Sciences
linguistics Social Sciences
fan Social Sciences
language Social Sciences
newspaper Social Sciences

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Research Output 1975 2021

'Discovering' North: Postcards from the Edge

Cowgill, R., 2021, (Accepted/In press) Music and Ideas of North. Cowgill, R. & Scott, D. B. (eds.). 1 ed. Abingdon: Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Scottish English
Focus of Attention
Literary Scholars

Anti-fandom Meets Ante-fandom: Doctor Who Fans' Textual Dislike and 'Idiorhythmic' Fan Experiences

Hills, M., 1 Jan 2019, Anti-Fandom: Dislike and Hate in the Digital Age. Click, M. (ed.). New York: New York University Press, p. 102-122 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Approaches to Actor Training: International Perspectives

Freeman, J. (ed.), 22 Mar 2019, 1 ed. Basingstoke: Red Globe Press. 278 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Actor Training

Projects 2012 2022

John Cage and the 'Concert for piano and orchestra'

Thomas, J. & Iddon, M.


Project: ResearchResearch Council

The Emily Hobhouse Letters: South Africa in International Context, 1899-1926

Gill, R., Dampier, H., Law, K. & Muller, C.


Project: ResearchResearch Council

Judaica: An Embodied Laboratory for Song-Action

Spatz, B.


Project: ResearchResearch Council

Activities 1977 2019

The highs and lows of English consort music: investigating compass, range and register as a guide to instrumental character

John Bryan (Speaker)
27 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

External Examiner (PhD)

Philip Thomas (Examiner)
31 Mar 2019

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

Invited participation in Music and Internationalism seminar, TORCH, University of Oxford

Rachel Cowgill (Participant)
18 Jan 201919 Jan 2019

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Research Units