Courses at MMW

Music Mind & Wellbeing members teach into a number of undergraduate courses which span our expertise.

Details about what we cover in these courses will be populated shortly. In the meantime, you may find a general description of the course by clicking on each title to access the University of Melbourne handbook listing.

Music Psychology

Music and Health

Music and Spirituality


Music Psychology (Semester 1, 2015)

Week

Date

Topic

Lecturer

Week 1

3rd March

Overview and Introduction

Assessment overview

Prof Katrina McFerran /Dr Grace Thompson

Week 2

 

10th March

Music and the Brain

Prof Sarah Wilson

 

Week 3

17th March

Music in the prenatal and postnatal phases

Dr Helen Shoemark

 

Week 4

 

24th March

Music and Adolescents

Prof Katrina McFerran

 

Week 5

 

31st March

Introduction to Assignment (20 mins)

Music in Schools (90 minute lecture)

Dr Grace Thompson

 

 

 

SEMESTER BREAK

 

Week 6

14th April

Music and Emotions

 

Dr TanChyuan Chin

 

Week 7

21st April

Social psychological factors in music performance across genres and cultures

Prof Jane Davidson

 

Week 8

 

28th April

Performance Science

 

Prof Gary McPherson

 

Week 9

 

5th May

Music and Perception / Audition

A/Prof Neil McLachlan

 

Week 10

 

12th May

Music Performance Anxiety

Dr Margaret Osborne

 

Week 11

 

19th May

Music and Older People

 

Dr Bruce Barber

 

Week 12

 

26th May

The impact of rhythm

Dr Ben Williams