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Psychology of Music - MHS3713

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PYC1501 (Not Applicable to 02305 MA1)
Recommendation: CST1511 or UNISA Grade 5 in Music theory.
Purpose: Qualifying students will learn to apply concepts, theories and approaches to the psychology of music. Students will acquire knowledge and skills appropriate to the sub-fields of music psychology, including acoustics, music perception and cognition, neuroscience of music, emotion and meaning in music, music acquisition, music and language, and music therapy. Qualifying students will be competent to analyse musical structures using methods of cognitive music theory. The module prepares students for advanced studies in the psychology of music at postgraduate level.