University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Music Psychology in Education

This course is aimed at music teachers and working musicians respectively.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 in music or a combined degree with a substantial music component. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules: musical development; psychology of performance; researching music in everyday life; readings in music psychology; psychological research methods for musicians; 16,000-word dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essays, research tasks, research proposal and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

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. You can also apply for a small grant to support your postgraduate research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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