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Music, Mind & Technology Master's Programme
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Music, Mind and Technology –Master’s Programme
The Department of Music of the University of Jyväskylä (Finland)
invites applications for the Master’s Degree Programme, Music, Mind
and Technology (MMT). Deadline for applications is 31st January,
2007. The accepted students will begin their studies in September
2007. For further information please visit: http://www.jyu.fi/mmt
What is Music, Mind and Technology?
Music is ever-present in the modern world and affects people’s lives
strongly in various ways. 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. It has also been found to be important for the
development of children. Modern research and technology enable us to
study such effects of music.
Music, Mind and Technology is a Master’s programme that leads to the
Master of Arts -degree. The programme, established in 2005, aims to
acquaint you with the main areas of contemporary research of music
perception and cognition, to familiarize you with the methods and
equipment used in various applications of music technology, and to
provide you with the skills needed for designing, executing and
reporting empirical investigations. The latest technology, and
recently completed studio facilities, will be utilized on this
programme. The programme consists of 120 ECTS credits requiring two
academic years of full-time study. The language of instruction is
Who can apply?
The programme is open to applicants from all over the world with
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, preferably majoring in one of the
following fields: musicology, music education, music technology,
acoustics, ethnomusicology, psychology, cognitive science, computer
science, multimedia, information science, philosophy, mathematics and
physics, or other relevant discipline. The applicants are expected to
possess a basic knowledge of music theory and acoustics, as well as
to be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English.
Further information and the application form: http://www.jyu.fi/mmt
Programme Secretary: Ms. Satu Julin, tel. +358 14 260 1361,
sjulin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, Department of Music, P.O.Box 35 (A), FI-40014
University of Jyväskylä, FINLAND.
Programme Director: Professor Petri Toiviainen, tel. +358 14 260
1353, ptoiviai@xxxxxxxxx, Department of Music, P.O.Box 35 (M),
FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä, FINLAND.
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