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PGDip Music and Wellbeing

Year 1

(Award available for year: Postgraduate Diploma)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the programme students should have shown evidence of being able:
• demonstrate in-depth and advanced understanding of the relationship of music to wellbeing by critically and creatively evaluating relevant literature
• demonstrate an advanced understanding and mastery of theoretical and empirical approaches within the discipline;
• identify the methodological and ethical challenges of researching in real world settings;
• take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and to develop professional relationships with others;
• proactively formulate ideas and evaluate these;
• design and implement independent projects effectively utilising quantitative and/or qualitative research techniques in order to draw meaningful conclusions;
• develop, support, and communicate extended arguments within evaluative work;
• reflect on musical practices for wellbeing
• evaluate the impact of musical engagement on wellbeing

Transferable (key) skills

Masters (Taught), Postgraduate Diploma & Postgraduate Certificate students will have had the opportunity to acquire the following abilities as defined in the modules specified for the programme:
• the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in industry or area of professional practice;
• evaluating their own achievement and that of others;
• independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;
• critically to engage in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.


Achievement for the Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:
• demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;
• drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;
• evaluating received opinion;
• make sound judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.


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