Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

Music, Mind and Brain

This programme focuses on both the biological and cognitive aspects of musical behaviour; the course is highly interdisciplinary and draws on expertise from leading figures in the field, in areas ranging from music cognition, cognitive neuroscience, computational modelling, music education and music therapy.

Entry requirements

A degree (upper 2nd Class or above) in psychology or a related subject (cognitive science, neuroscience) with a research component. If you have a background in music or a related subject you will be required to demonstrate background knowledge and or experience of psychological and, or neuroscientific approaches. In exceptional circumstances, other degrees and professional qualifications may be considered.

Course modules

Music perception (30 credits); cognitive neuroscience of music (30 credits); foundations of neuroscience (15 credits); research skills (15 credits); statistics and experimental design (30 credits); research project (60 credits).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,860 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Goldsmiths, University of London Lewisham SE14 6NW South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7078 5300