Faculty of Music

Doctor's Degree Doctor of Philosophy in Music

Faculty of Music

Doctor of Philosophy in Music


Philosophy, Significance, and Objectives:


The Faculty of Music’s Doctor of Philosophy program in Music adheres to the University philosophy in cultivating man with wisdom and morality by producing Doctor of Music graduates on the Faculty of Music’s philosophy “Music creates man; Man builds his nation” to foster qualified experts in music to be leaders of the society with the roles in human resource development, the leaders with beautiful minds appreciating aesthetic works.



The Doctor of Philosophy program in Music program is significant because it aims to create music Doctoral graduate with knowledge, thoughts, and ability in music and research on music cultures at the international levels; not only to develop human resources for entrepreneurs or music organizations but also hope to produce personnel with quality and personality with ideology; being able to present their thoughts and sciences on Ethno musicology and Music Education for mind development of humanities to enable them to appreciate virtue, aesthetics to aspire the society and the world.


Objectives: The objectives of the Doctor of Philosophy program in Music program are four-fold:


  1. To foster Doctor of Music graduates with morality, professional ethics and able to manage morality and ethics problems in academic and professional contexts through sound judgment of the knowing one with fairness based on evidences, good principles, rationale and values;
  2. To produce Doctor of Music graduates to be thinkable, knowledgeable with music capabilities and research in music and musical cultures; understanding higher level of knowledge and research in academic and professional music as well as music related advanced technology at the international level;


  1. To foster Doctor of Music graduates with thorough understanding of music theories and creative techniques of searching, analyzing the research problems and issues, able to integrate learning through research and creative works in music; able to synthesize theories and research findings in related fields as well as to build new body of knowledge, interpreting creatively the newly found knowledge from research findings, or applying the knowledge or research findings for the benefits of the music profession and the world society;
  2. To produce Doctor of Music graduates with good interpersonal relations between individuals and groups of people; maintaining leadership in administration and management, be able to work in teams in solving problems, to have responsibility and voluntary mindedness;
  3. To produce Doctor of Music graduates with quantitative and numeric skills, communication and information technology skills; be able to screen data for implementation or research in music through the appropriate application of musicology and art, be able to communicate music content systematically and efficiently based on the opportunities and status of the audiences.


Prospectus Careers:

The Doctor of Music graduates may take up the following professional careers:

  1. Instructors of University and college public or private’
  2. Researcher in Music;
  3. Music Cultural Specialists;
  4. Professional Musicians;
  5. Music Cultural Experts at various Cultural Center nation-wide.