Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
MA Psychology in the Arts (Music) MA
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The MA Psychology in the Arts (Music) is an innovative and cross-disciplinary programme exploring the collaborative links between the arts and social sciences with particular emphasis on health and wellbeing within developmental, performance and social psychology. Designed for professionals working across different music contexts including performance, education, community music, and music in everyday settings, this part-time blended-learning programme explores the broad impact of music across a number of domains (cultural, societal, economic) both locally and globally

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Currently around 20% of our students come from outside the UK. Between them, they represent over 60 different nationalities and add a rich diversity to the Conservatoire.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study MA Psychology in the Arts (Music), MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

There are no formal qualification requirements for admission. Each candidate’s ability to fulfil the above brief holistically will be considered with due regard for experience, qualifications, potential and readiness for master's level study, and any other relevant factors.


Tuition Fees MA Psychology in the Arts (Music) MA

Channel Islands £4356 year 1
Ireland £4356 year 1
EU £4356 year 1
International £4356 year 1
England UK £4356 year 1
Northern Ireland £4356 year 1
Scotland £4356 year 1
Wales £4356 year 1

Additional fee information

For more information on fees and funding, please see our website -

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

About Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Situated in the heart of Glasgow and dedicating itself to the arts of Drama, Music and Dance, we find the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. The campus on Renfrew Street has been designed exclusively for those studying these art forms, meaning that those enrolling can expect to gain access to modern rehearsal rooms and recording studios, with all of the up-to-date materials and equipment that you need to advance in your area of interest.

List of 45 Bachelor and Master Courses from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - Course Catalogue

Where is this programme taught

Main Site - 100 Renfrew Street
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