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Learn how to understand music from diverse perspectives, including the scientific study of the mind, brain and behaviour.

Your study also covers social interaction and the everyday uses and therapeutic applications of music.

Graduates can find roles in music practice, educational, therapeutic and organisational contexts.

Highlights

85 in the world for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Music therapist
  • Music teacher
  • Music education course facilitator
  • Program coordinator
  • Music reviewer
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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Studios

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Introduction to Music Psychology
  • Music and Human Behaviour
  • Music, Cognition & Development
  • Music, Wellbeing and Health

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