Austria

University of Graz

Course: Musikologie

  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
  • Language of Study: German, English
  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Areas:
    • Music psychology and acoustics alongside historical musicology;
    • ethnomusicology;
    • aesthetics and philosophy;
    • jazz, pop and media.
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  • Name: Richard Parncutt
  • Position: Professor of Systematic Musicology
  • Website: http://www.musikologie.at

United Kingdom

Institute of Education, University College London

Course: MA Music Education

  • Department: Culture, communication and Media
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Masters
  • Areas:
    • Philosophy of Music and Music Education;
    • Sociology of Music and Music Education;
    • Psychology of Music and Music Education;
    • Critical Studies in Music Pedagogy and Practice;
    • Music Technology in Education;
    • Choral Conducting, Leadership and Communication.
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  • Name: Alison Slade
  • Position: Programme Administrator
  • Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/taught/degrees/music-education-ma

Course: Mphil/PhD, EdD

  • Department: Culture, Communication and Media
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Doctoral
  • Areas:
    • Psychology of Music
      Sociology of Music
      Instrumental teaching and learning
      Music Cognition and Perception
      Musical Development
      Singing, Vocal Pedagogy
      Music Technology and Multimedia
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  • Name: Dr Evangelos Himonides
  • Position: iMerc co-director
  • Website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/research/degrees/education-mphil-phd

Goldsmiths University of London

Course: MSc in Music Mind and Brain

  • Faculty: Psychology
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Masters
  • Areas:
    • Music Perception
      Cognitive Neuroscience of Music
      Research Skills
      Foundations of Neuroscience
      Statistics and Experimental Design
      Research Project
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  • Name: Val West
  • Position: Programme administrator
  • Website: http://www.gold.ac.uk/pg/msc-music-mind-brain/

Music for Life (Wigmore Hall) and the University of Roehampton

Course: Postgraduate Certificate in Music and Dementia

  • Faculty: Applied Music Research Centre
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Masters
  • Areas:
    • Introduction to Music and Dementia (20 credits)
      Working with Music for Dementia (20 credits)
      Music for Dementia in the Field (20 credits)
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  • Name: Kate Whitaker
  • Position: Music for Life project manager
  • Website: http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/Research-Centres/Applied-Music-Research-Centre/Courses

Royal College of Music, London

Course: MSc in Performance Science

  • Faculty: Centre for Performance Science
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Masters
  • Areas:
    • Psychology of Performance;
    • Musicians Health and Wellbeing;
    • Musical Development;
    • Research Methods;
    • Research Project and Dissertation.
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  • Name: Aaron Williamon
  • Position: Professor of Performance Science
  • Website: http://www.rcm.ac.uk/cps

Course: PhD in Performance Science

  • Faculty: Centre for Performance Science
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Doctoral
  • Areas:
    • Applied music psychology and physiology ;
    • Musical development;
    • Education, and expertise;
    • Social and economic sciences of music.
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  • Name: Aaron Williamon
  • Position: Professor of Performance Science
  • Website: http://www.rcm.ac.uk/cps

University of Leeds

Course: MA Applied Psychology of Music

  • Faculty: School of Music
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Masters
  • Areas:
    • Music education (instrumental and classroom);
    • performance;
    • community music;
    • music and consumer behaviour
    • music technology;
    • computer science;
    • social and developmental psychology of music.
    • The distinctive focus will be upon the application of existing research in psychology of music within these domains alongside the development of domain-specific research methods.
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  • Name: Karen Burland
  • Position: Programme leader
  • Website: http://music.leeds.ac.uk/pg/mmus-applied-psychology-of-music/

University of Roehampton

Course: Postgraduate certificate in music and special educational needs (Sounds of Intent)

  • Faculty: Education
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Masters
  • Areas:
    • Music education
      Music psychology
      Special educational needs
      Sounds of Intent
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  • Name: Arielle Bonneville-Roussy
  • Position: Programme director
  • Website: https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/postgraduate-courses/sounds-of-intent/

University of Sheffield

Course: MA Psychology of Music

  • Faculty: Department of Music
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Masters
  • Areas:
    • Music Emotion, Perception and Cognition
      Social and Applied Psychology of Music
      Developmental Psychology of Music
      Cognitive Neuroscience
      Linguistics
      Quantitative and Qualitative Research Skills
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  • Name: Ms Jo Burrows
  • Position: Departmental Administrator
  • Website: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/music/prospective_pg/taught/mapsychmusic/index

Course: MA (Part-time, Distance Learning) Psychology for Musicians

  • Faculty: Department of Music
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Masters
  • Areas:
    • Musical Development
      Psychology of Performance
      Music in Everyday Life
      Readings in Music Psychology
      Research Skills
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  • Name: Ms Jo Burrows
  • Position: Departmental Administrator
  • Website: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/music/prospective_pg/distance/psychology

Course: MA (Part-time, Distance Learning) Music Psychology in Education

  • Faculty: Department of Music
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Masters
  • Areas:
    • Musical Development
      Psychology of Performance
      Music in Everyday Life
      Readings in Music Education
      Research Skills
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  • Name: Ms Jo Burrows
  • Position: Departmental Administrator
  • Website: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/music/prospective_pg/distance/psychology

Course: PhD

  • Faculty: Department of Music
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Doctoral
  • Areas:
    • Music cognition
      Music and emotion
      Musical engagement over the life span
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  • Name: Ms Jo Burrows
  • Position: Departmental Administrator
  • Website: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/music/research/areas/psychology

Course: BMus Music

  • Faculty: Department of Music
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Areas:
    • Includes modules in:
      Year 1 - Sound and Science
      Year 2/3 - Music Perception and Emotion, Empirical Musicology, Psychology of Performance, Music Education, Community Music, plus Dissertation options.
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  • Name: Jo Burrows
  • Position: Departmental Administrator
  • Website: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/music/undergraduates

University of York

Course: MA in Music: Music Psychology

  • Faculty: York Music Psychology Group, Department of Music
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level: Masters
  • Areas:
    • Music Performance Research
      Music Perception and Cognition
      Empirical Research Methods
      Music Listening and Emotional Response
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  • Name: Hauke Egermann
  • Position: Director of Programme and Research Group
  • Website: http://www.ympg.uk

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