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Music, Mind and Body FXA201


This unit explores the historical development of concepts of the influence and impact of music and music-making on the human mind and body. Topics will include the development of musical taste, benefits of music listening and participation at all life stages, as well as issues pertinent to health and wellbeing of performing musicians including injury prevention. FXA200 Music, Mind and Body will be valuable for students interested in the use of music in a variety of community settings to enhance wellbeing and of direct relevance for performing musicians, with its strategies for sustaining a performing career.


Unit name Music, Mind and Body
Unit code FXA201
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music
Teaching staff

Dr Anne-Marie Forbes

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Powerpoint 15%, Essay 1500wds 40%, Quiz x 2 30%, Discussion Participation 15%

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