Last modified 22 Dec 2023

Study with us!

Members of the Music Cognition Group (MCG) are involved in various courses offered at the University of Amsterdam. Below you can find an elaborate overview, but you can also search UvA Studiegids 2023/24 for more courses related to music cognition, cognitive musicology, computational musicology, AI & Music, and more. Furthermore, MCG has several master-level internships available each academic year.

Projects and internships

The Music Cognition Group (MCG) has several (unfunded) master-level internships available each academic year. Virtually all projects are related to ongoing research supervised by PhD’s and/or postdocs associated with MCG. You can find an overview of the current projects below. Feel free to contact the person listed in the project description directly. For general questions, feel free to contact the P.A. of the MCG.

Is statistical learning influenced by isochronous presentation?
  • Status: open
  • Starting date: Spring 2024
  • Outcome: literature thesis
Developing a test battery for measuring musicality in a hunter-gatherer society
1 Aug 2023
  • Status: position filled
  • Starting date: October 2023
  • Outcome: masters thesis
What are familiar songs for the BaYaka?
1 Aug 2023
  • Status: position filled
  • Starting date: October 2023
  • Outcome: Corpus and report
Explorative design and evaluation of memory-based listening games
1 Jan 2023
  • Status: on hold
  • Starting date: Fall 2023
  • Outcome: masters thesis
Memory for familiar musicWhat and how do we remember?
1 Jan 2023
  • Status: position filled
  • Starting date: Summer 2023
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Courses

Members of the Music Cognition Group (MCG) are involved in various courses offered at the University of Amsterdam. Below you can find an elaborate overview, but you can also search UvA Studiegids 2023/24 for more courses related to music cognition, cognitive musicology, computational musicology, AI & Music, and more.

Minor Music, Culture, Cognition
30 ECTS
How Music Works I: Computational and Cognitive Perspectives
Ashley
Ashley Burgoyne
Makiko
Makiko Sadakata
MA Musicology6 ECTSCode: 145415346Y
How Music Works II: Music Cognition
MSc Brain & Cognitive Sciences (Research Master)6 ECTSCode: 5244HMWM6Y
Onderzoeksproject Muziekwetenschap I
Bas
Bas Cornelissen
Makiko
Makiko Sadakata
BA Musicology6 ECTSCode: 115221196Y
The Next Big Thing
Open UvA college6 ECTSCode: 5512TNBT6Y
Complexity: can it be simplified?
BA Level (Open UvA college)6 ECTSCode: 5512COMP6Y
Mind-blowing Humanities: Arts, Reasoning, and Computations
MA Level (Research Master)12 ECTSCode: 184410112Y
Higher Cognitive Functions
MSc Brain & Cognitive Sciences (Research Master)5 ECTSCode: 5244HICF5Y
Evolutionair denken
BSc Bèta-gamma6 ECTSCode: 5022EVDE6Y
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