Primary degree in music with first or second-class honours or an approved professional qualification. Experience and skills in the use of music in both group and individual contexts in a leadership capacity. Experience assisting and/or working with people who have a disability. Applicants attending for interview will be required to perform pieces on their first instrument and sing at least one song accompanying themselves on piano or guitar. An interview with a psychotherapist will assess the applicants therapeutic potential.
Months of entry
This programme prepares graduates for professional practice as a music therapist. Modules on the programme include: clinical orientation, arts in health, introduction to research methods, music therapy fieldwork practice, research project.
- To prepare students for professional practice as a music therapist
- To develop socially aware graduates who are able to make a contribution to the developing profession of music therapy in Ireland
- To contribute to the research base of the profession
For academic queries on this programme please see the link below to the Irish World Academy website:
Information for international students
Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Dr Hilary Moss