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

University of Sheffield

24 months
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On this Music Psychology in Education, Performance and Wellbeing (Distance Learning) course at the University of Sheffield, you'll apply psychological research to musical experiences and professions. We'll give you training in the research methods used by psychologists.

Overview

Drawing students from all over the world, this Music Psychology in Education, Performance and Wellbeing (Distance Learning) course 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 education, performance and therapy, 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.

Key Features 

  • The first year is dedicated to three broad areas of research: Musical Development, Psychology of Performance, and Researching Music in Everyday Life and Wellbeing. 
  • The second year offers training in Psychological Research Methods, which is followed by dissertation research on an individually chosen research project in which you use music psychological theory and methods to investigate a self-defined research question.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Musical Development
  • Psychology of Performance
  • Researching Music in Everyday Life and Wellbeing
  • Psychological Research Methods
  • Dissertation in Music Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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 not been awarded a 2:1 and have been in professional practice, or who bring other qualifications or relevant academic experience to their studies.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4250 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4250 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4250 GBP per year during 24 months.

Funding

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