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.
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