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MUSC2645: Psychology of Music

Psychology of Music examines music cognition and behaviour to explore the way music is created, produced and perceived. This unit will introduce recent interdisciplinary research as a way to explore music as a social activity. It will consider the methods used by sociologists and psychologists to investigate music and encourage students to think conceptually about their own musical activities.

Code MUSC2645
Academic unit Arts Music
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate broad understanding of studies in psychology of music
  • LO2. understand empirical research projects
  • LO3. identify appropriate topics and methods for future study directions
  • LO4. present research study designs
  • LO5. facilitate the exchange of ideas between musicians and researchers
  • LO6. apply new knowledge to your own music practice.