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Music Psychology in Education, Performance and Wellbeing (Distance Learning)

University of Sheffield

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24 months
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10550 GBP/year
4000 GBP/year
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About

Music Psychology in Education, Performance and Wellbeing (Distance Learning) degree offered at University of Sheffield will give you training in the research methods used by psychologists.

Overview

Course description

Music Psychology in Education, Performance and Wellbeing (Distance Learning) degree offered at University of Sheffield  focuses on the application of psychological research to musical experiences and professions, and attracts graduate musicians who work in the fields of music therapy, performance, or teaching.

We provide you with training in the research methods used by psychologists, together with the conceptual framework within which these methods can help to inform and explore musical expertise and understanding.

In the first year you can select essay titles that emphasise the educational aspects of each module. In your second year you can specialise in educational research. You'll also complete a Readings in Music Education module, followed by dissertation research on an aspect of musical learning that is informed by music psychology theory and methods.

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • World music performance workshops
  • Email tutorials with supporting course texts and guidance notes

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Musical Development
  • The Psychology of Performance
  • Researching Music in Everyday Life 
  • Readings in Music Education
  • Dissertation 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 undergraduate degree. If your undergraduate degree is not in music, you’ll need to provide evidence of substantial engagement with music.
  • We also recognise the value of experience, and may accept applications from people who have been in practice, or who bring other experience to their studies. Please contact us to discuss your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10550 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Music Psychology in Education, Performance and Wellbeing (Distance Learning)
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University of Sheffield

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