Music Therapy, M.A. | University of Derby | Derby, United Kingdom
24 months
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7350 GBP/year
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About

The new Music Therapy programme from University of Derby helps meet a growing demand for expert practitioners who can harness the power of music in health, social care and community settings.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

If you would like to register and go into practice as a music therapist, this inspirational new masters course is the ideal route to success.

  • Achieve your ambitions on the only course of its kind in the Midlands and North of England
  • Choose an innovative Music Therapy programme from University of Derby which places music and musicianship at the heart of your learning and focuses on an integrative approach to practice
  • Integrate theory with practical experience: you’ll spend a significant amount of your time on placement
  • Learn from our experienced and enthusiastic tutors who continue to practise professionally as music therapists
  • Broaden your perspectives through inter-professional learning with other arts therapists
  • Benefit from our flexible and convenient study modes so that you can balance your learning with your other commitments
  • Join a department with a longstanding reputation for high-quality training in therapeutic arts

Careers

Music therapy is a rapidly evolving discipline and profession. Music making and shared musical experiences are increasingly recognised as valid ways of helping people to address social, emotional or physical difficulties.

It paves the way to rewarding careers in a wide range of health, social care and community settings. It could also give you a firm foundation if you would like to work on a self-employed or freelance basis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music and Musicianship in Practice
  • Music Therapy Clinical Placement 
  • Arts Therapies Theory and Research in Relation to Practice
  • Music Therapy Experiential Group 1 
  • Arts Therapies Independent Scholarship: A Body of Work 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for the programme must hold a first degree (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject, or have significant relevant experience or equivalent qualifications.
  • They will also need to demonstrate sufficient experience of working in a setting which addresses the needs of individuals with, for example, emotional or mental distress, specific learning needs or developmental difficulties.
  • Additionally, they will need to demonstrate appropriate musical ability and skills in musicianship, together with the emotional robustness and intellectual capacity to cope with the demands of the programme.
  • All prospective candidates who meet the basic entry criteria will attend a selection day to assess their suitability for the programme and their preparedness for the intensive nature of the training.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

UK fee: £950 per 20 credits

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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