Department of Music

Music Psychology Training

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Music plays an important role in every society and culture. It is an important part of all aspects of life, including various social, religious, recreational and cultural occasions. Many people spend a considerable amount of time daily listening to music or playing a musical instrument. Music can affect and regulate our mood and emotions, and can be used as a therapeutic medium.

Music Psychology Training focuses on how these issues can be investigated using scientific methods. It consists of two Master’s Degree programmes:

 

Both programmes

  • consist of 120 ECTS credits
  • require two academic years of full-time study
  • are tuition free
  • are taught in English
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The Department of Music is a vibrant and international community of 300+ students and 40+ staff members. Located in Musica building at the historical Seminaarinmäki campus of the University of Jyväskylä, the department has world-class facilities for music research and education, including a recital hall, digital studio, music therapy clinic, motion capture lab, and music library.


The Department of Music offers degrees in musicology, music education, music therapy, and music, mind and technology, regularly organises major international conferences and events and currently hosts the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Music Research.

 

Application

The next course will start in September 2014 and the application period for it will start on December 2, 2013. Deadline for application is February 14, 2014.

How to apply.

 

Contact us

 

Music, Mind & Technology:

University Researcher Marc Thompson

 

Music Therapy:

Assoc. Prof. Esa Ala-Ruona

 

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Contact Information

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Postal address:
University of Jyväskylä

Department of Music
P.O. Box 35
FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä

Street address:
Seminaarinkatu 15
(Building M)

Tel. +358 40 805 4306
Fax. +358 14 617 420

Invoicing address:
University of Jyväskylä
Department of Music
P.O. Box 7237
010510 LASKUT

Finland

University of Jyväskylä: VAT-number is FI02458947