University of Sheffield
Psychology for Musicians
The course is aimed at music graduates who want to apply psychological research to their work in music therapy, performance or teaching. There is a 4 day residential in August. You will come to Sheffield, meet staff and students and take part in seminars. The rest of the course is taught online. You will have regular contact with your tutors via email and Skype.Graduates are music teachers, music therapists, music managers, lecturers and researchers. The course is an ideal grounding for a PhD.
A 2.1 Honours degree in music; a combined degree with a substantial music component or a performance diploma from a conservatoire or academy. Candidates with degrees from other disciplines such as anthropology; drama; education or psychology are welcomed. Applications from candidates without formal qualifications but relevant work experience will be considered. International students should have an overall international English language testing system (IELTS) grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Musical development; psychology of performance; researching music in everyday life; readings in music psychology; psychological research methods for musicians; 16000-word dissertation.
You will be assessed on your essays, research tasks, research proposal and a dissertation.
University and Faculty funding is available each year. The closing date for applications is mid-January. The department has a small number of tuition studentships available. The closing date for these is the end of April.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Distance learning||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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