You should either have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in Psychology or a background in music plus demonstrable knowledge and/or experience of empirical research.
You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.
Months of entry
This unique programme focuses on both the biological and cognitive aspects of musical behaviour.
The MSc is highly interdisciplinary and draws on expertise from leading figures in the field, in areas ranging from music cognition, cognitive neuroscience, computational modelling, music education and music therapy.
As a student on the MSc, you will learn about topics in music perception/cognition and the cognitive neuroscience of music, and will acquire all the necessary skills to pursue your own high-quality research.
The programme benefits from good links with institutions such as the Institute of Education, the Royal College of Music, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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