Ethnomusicology: Centring music study through ethnographic and anthropological methods.
Historical Musicology: Mapping the history of music cultures and practices around the world.
Jazz: Analysing the history, culture and structure of jazz as a global phenomenon flowing from African American roots.
Music Cognition: The scientific analysis of the production and reception of music.
Music Theory and Analysis: Describing the organisation and relationship of musical components.
Popular Music: Responding to the contemporary landscape of the music and film industry, with a sociological focus.