Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 two-hour lecture per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Offered as breadth and to BMus students: nil
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Katrina Louise Mcferran
This subject will encompass an initial exploration of music psychology research. Selected researchers within the field, including music therapists, behavioural neuroscientists, neuropsychologists, and experimental psychologists will outline recent and current practical research involving music across the lifespan. Information will be provided on the relationship between music and the brain, as well as music and the body. The development of musical skills at different life stages will be outlined, from birth to old age. Each seminar will incorporate didactic teaching paired with class discussion, followed up by weekly on-line quizzes and development of music research concepts.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Weekly participation in web-based quiz/discussions (40%); 2000 word written assignment, due at the end of semester (60%).
W Thompson, Music, Thought and Feeling: Understanding the psychology of music. Oxford University Press, 2009.
A reading pack will be available for purchase from the Bookroom prior to the commencement of semester.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should have developed:
Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Music |
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music
Diploma in Music (Practical)
Graduate Certificate in Music (Musicology/Ethnomusicology)
Graduate Certificate in Music (Practical Music)
Graduate Diploma in Music (Composition)
Graduate Diploma in Music (Musicology/Ethnomusicology)
Graduate Diploma in Music (Practical Music)
Postgraduate Certificate in Music (Musicology/Ethnomusicology)
Postgraduate Certificate in Music (Practical Music)
Postgraduate Diploma in Music (Composition)
Postgraduate Diploma in Music (Early Music)
Postgraduate Diploma in Music (Instrumental/Vocal Teaching)
Postgraduate Diploma in Music (Musicology/Ethnomusicology)
Postgraduate Diploma in Music (Performance)
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