Programme: MMus Music Therapy (Coursework)

Code Faculty
01252091 Faculty of Humanities
Credits Duration
Duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 240

Programme information

The degree programme comprises the following components:

A. Theoretical section
A core curriculum with coursework has to be followed and passed.

B. Practical section
Students are required to do a practical clinical internship which is assessed through on-site and group supervision and which needs to be passed before the MMus (Music Therapy) degree can be conferred.

C. Mini-dissertation

Admission requirements

A four-year bachelor's degree in music or in related fields (eg Psychology, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Education) with strong musical skills and a minimum average of 70%.

Applicants are selected on the basis of academic background, musical skill and an interview.


Additional requirements

The following Psychology modules are entrance requirements for this programme: SLK 110, SLK 120, SLK 210, SLK 310.

Minimum credits: 120

Core modules

Minimum credits: 120

Core modules

  • Module content:

    Students have to write a mini-dissertation on a subject approved by the head of department and the Research Proposal and Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Humanities. A draft article for publication in a recognised academic journal must be submitted together with the dissertation.

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