Studying the Music Therapy programme offered at the Victoria University of Wellington, you'll get a comprehensive grounding in music therapy. Study the theory and put it into practice in a clinical or social community setting. Then take what you've learned from your practical experience and apply that to your research project.
When you study at the New Zealand School of Music (NZSM), you'll learn from dedicated staff with many years' experience as music therapists.
If you have a mature and compassionate attitude, curiosity, a knack for critical thinking, and a passion for practical, creative music-making, then this programme is for you.
You'll learn from valuable community placements in settings such as special schools, inclusive mainstream schools, pediatric units of hospitals, and adolescent mental health services. You might also be hosted in elder care facilities, hospices, and community units for adults with neurological disorders and mental health challenges.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Approaches in Music Therapy
- Music Therapy Methods
- World Music and Music Therapy
- Research Methods
- Music Therapy Principles
- 18 months
- 32 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Flexible. This programme can be started online if you are outside New Zealand
DisciplinesMusic Musicology Liberal Arts View 14 other Masters in Music in New Zealand
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Appropriate Bachelor's degree or adequate training and experience. You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.
International18716 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28074 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
National4932 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7398 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
- Estimated international fees : NZ$38,821 for the full programme
- Estimated domestic fees : NZ$10,230 for the full programme
Living costs for Wellington
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.