Fwd: from AUDITORY: Music, Mind and Technology Master's Programme

Subject: Fwd: from AUDITORY: Music, Mind and Technology Master's Programme
From: Kevin Austin (kevin.austin@videotron.ca)
Date: Sun Dec 12 2004 - 22:57:55 EST

>Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 09:49:36 +0200
>From: Petri Toiviainen <ptoiviai@CC.JYU.FI>
>Subject: Music, Mind and Technology Master's Programme
>[Apologies for duplicate postings.]
>Dear Colleague,
>Please distribute this message to anyone who might be interested in=20
>Music, Mind and Technology. Thank you.
>With kind regards,
>Prof. Petri Toiviainen
>Department of Music
>University of Jyvoskylo, Finland
>The University of Jyvoskylo (Finland), Faculty of Humanities will
>launch the Master's Degree Programme, Music, Mind and Technology
>(MMT), in September 2005. Deadline for applications is 31st March,
>2005. For further information please visit:
>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=20
>development of children. Modern research and technology enable us to
>study such effects of music.
>Music, Mind and Technology is a Master=92s programme that leads to
>the Master of Arts -degree. The programme aims to acquaint you with
>main areas of contemporary research of music perception and
>cognition,to familiarize you with the methods and equipment used in
>applications of music technology, and to provide you with the skills=20
>needed for designing, executing and reporting empirical investigations.=20=
>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 English.
>Who can apply?
>The programme is open to applicants from all over the world with=20
>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:=20
>Programme Director: Professor Petri Toiviainen, tel. +358 14 260 1353,=20=
>ptoiviai@cc.jyu.fi, Department of Music, P.O.Box 35 (M), FI-40014=20
>University of Jyvoskylo, FINLAND.
>A printable version of this message can be downloaded at:=20

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