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Music Therapy

Queen Margaret University

24 months
Duration
13500 GBP/year
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About

Do you love music? Do you have a real interest in helping people with a wide range of needs? Would you like to develop these passions into a rewarding career? Then our very popular MSc in Music Therapy at the Queen Margaret University could be precisely the course you are looking for.

Overview

The theoretical focus of this MSc in Music Therapy at the Queen Margaret University encompasses psychodynamic, humanistic, developmental and music-centred approaches to music therapy. Some lectures in theoretical studies are shared with students from Art Psychotherapy.

On graduation you will be eligible for registration with HCPC, and will be qualified to apply for work in organisations such as the NHS, education, charitable bodies, social services, or in the private sector. Music therapists are employed throughout the health, education and community sectors. Registered music therapists are eligible for full membership of the British Association for Music Therapy. Most of our graduates have found employment within care homes, schools, the NHS, and charities including Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy in Scotland. Many others have become successful freelance practitioners.

Why QMU?

  • The course is positioned within the School of Health Sciences and offers many opportunities for interprofessional learning.
  • The course offers an integrative music therapy approach.
  • Music Therapy students share a module each year with students from MSc Art Psychotherapy.

Careers

On graduation you will be eligible for registration with HCPC, and will be qualified to apply for work in organisations such as the NHS, education, charitable bodies, social services, or in the private sector. Music therapists are employed throughout the health, education and community sectors. 

Registered music therapists are eligible for full membership of the British Association for Music Therapy. Most of our graduates have found employment within care homes, schools, the NHS, and charities. Many others have become successful freelance practitioners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Therapeutic Skills and Interpersonal Learning
  • Research Methods
  • Practice Placement
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Interpersonal Learning
  • Professional project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

Students should normally have:

  • any honours degree or equivalent
  • a high standard of practical musicianship and flexibility on at least one instrument (for single-line instrumentalists or singers, proficiency on an harmonic instrument is also required) and
  • relevant experience with people in the community, education or health settings.
International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 7.0 and no individual component score below 6.5

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6300 GBP per year during 24 months.

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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