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POPULAR MUSIC AND PSYCHOLOGY BA (HONS)

UCAS Code: W355|Duration: 3 years years|Full Time|Both Campuses|UCAS Campus Code: L46
Work placement opportunities|International students can apply

POPULAR MUSIC

What do we mean when we both study and play popular music? What exactly are we talking about when we consider the 21st century popular music industries? Our Popular Music degree enables you to appreciate the dynamic relationship between the rapidly changing practices involved with the creation, performance and marketing of popular music and its theoretical, methodological, professional/industrial, ethical and social contexts.

This degree offers a unique integrated three-strand approach - ‘performing’, ‘studying’, and ‘the business of’ - to create not only an opportunity to play popular music at a professional level, but also to consider the study of popular music as a text-based discourse. By studying this degree, you will gain the ability to perform and/or compose at a professional level and to apply stagecraft and technological excellence in a practical manner. You will also gain an understanding of the key developments relevant to the study of popular music industries of the 21st century, at both national and international levels.

Popular music is one of the UK’s largest industries and in recent years has experienced enforced reinvention as new media forms have changed not only sounds, but also the industrial process of popular music. Our Popular Music degree utilises a research-led teaching approach underpinned by both academic and industry-facing skills. It will provide you with personal and academic development, alongside work and performance-based experience, to ensure you graduate with the skills and knowledge base highly valued by employers.

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PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology is the exciting scientific study of the mind and behaviour. Psychologists investigate how people perceive the world, structure their thinking, solve problems, interact with other people and much more. Concepts such as perception, cognition, personality and social behaviour are all central building blocks of the psychological theories that are studied at Liverpool Hope as part of a Psychology degree.

Study with us and you will gain a deeper understanding of the scientific and philosophical underpinnings of psychology. At Liverpool Hope University, high-level, research-oriented teaching is provided by our team of skilled academics. Our staff comprise of active researchers with a wide array of academic interests, ranging from cognitive and brain sciences, developmental, clinical and health, forensic, personality and social processes. You will be taught in our excellent research facilities, including labs for experiments in cognition and perception, a colour vision lab, an Eye tracker lab, an EEG lab, an fNIRS lab, observational and transcription labs.

Studying this degree allows you to learn about the brain, the mind, and behaviour, but first and foremost psychologists learn about our fellow humans. We help you to develop professional skills and tools to understand others’ needs and provide interventions to enhance mental wellbeing. This is all valuable knowledge that can be used for a better and fairer society.

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  • Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.
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