MUSP4703 - Performance psychology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 1/2 20 minutes
Assignment 1/2

Course content

The course focuses on dealing with the challenges and mental strategies needed to prepare for performances, including mental and practical training strategies. Lectures, and planning and evaluation of personal performance experiences forms the basis for colloquium discussions.

Learning outcome


The candidate:

  • has knowledge of different forms of performance preparation
  • har grunnleggende kunnskap om hvordan fysiologiske og mentale faktorer påvirker prestasjon
  • has knowledge of practice strategies and techniques for motivation promotional.


The candidate:

  • can deal with the various factors that affect performance
  • has incorporated strategies to master performance situations
  • has conscious strategies for preperation and practice

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, colloquium discussions, reports. Written assignment that is the base for the final examination. Scope: about 4-6 typed A4 pages with 1.5 spacing, type size 12, and standard margins.

Compulsory assignments

  • Satisfactory participation i n compulsory lectures and colloquium

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Music Performance (MMUSP)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to Master's Degree Programme in Music Performance

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Performance Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 1/2 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Oral examination 1/2
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Assignment 1/2 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Oral examination 1/2
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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