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Dr. Hugh Benham Head of Music Barten Peveril and
 

Summary: Dr. Hugh Benham
Retired
Head of Music Barten Peveril and
Chair of Examiners for Edexcel
- School of Humanities
Alumni Profile
Whilst a PhD often implies career progression into university lecturing
and the requirement to move internationally to wherever a position
becomes available, Hugh Benham has risen to the top of the British
education system within his field through a very different route:
combining a successful publishing career with Head of a Sixth form Music
Department and, subsequently, a position as Chair of Examiners for
examination giant, Edexcel all this, whilst living in the same area in
which he grew up, just a few miles from campus in Southampton. In
political times attending a local University will be an increasing financial
reality for those wishing to pursue postgraduate education, Hugh's story
proves that world class research facilities on your doorstep can lead to
great things indeed.
As one of the University's first Music graduates, later the first to be
awarded a PhD in the discipline at Southampton, the motivation for

  

Source: Anderson, Jim - School of Mathematics, University of Southampton

 

Collections: Mathematics