Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Course Introduction

The programme aims to realise students' full musicianship potential and equip them with the knowledge and skills to work as a registered music therapist. On this course, students gain clinical experience with adults and children in a variety of settings, including: Psychiatry; Special education; Learning disability; Communication disorders. The programme is influenced by psycho'dynamic approaches to therapy, which means that all music therapy students undertake their own personal therapy during training. Gaining experience of personal psychotherapy prior to training is highly recommended.

Course Additional Entry

A 3 year musical training leading to a degree or diploma from a recognised college or university. Graduates in a different discipline or professional musicians of some years' standing will be considered. Applicants should have appropriate musicianship skills and may be asked to audition. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £34,680  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,300  Academic year. First year home fees