Music Therapy

University of Limerick


Course Name Music Therapy
Course Provider University of Limerick
Course Code 19589 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Limerick Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 09/Sep/2019
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Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.
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Duration 2 years MAMUTHTFAD
Course Fee An Application Fee of €35 (electronically) or €40 Bank Draft/Cheque will apply to all taught postgraduate programmes.
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Application Fee An Application Fee of €35 (electronically) or €40 Bank Draft/Cheque will apply to all taught postgraduate programmes.
Entry Requirements

Expand+A high level of music skills in performance. A degree qualification (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) or equivalent in any of the following; music, psychology, health sciences, medicine, education or related discipline. Experie...

Interview Yes
Portfolio An interview/audition will be offered to short-listed candidates who will be required to perform pieces on their first instrument and sing at least one song accompanying themselves on piano and guitar. It is not possible to enter the course without successfully completing the audition process.
Course Content

The MA in Music Therapy is a two-year, full-time programme of study which prepares graduates for professional practice as a music therapist. The course requires a high level of music skill at entry, allowing students to make the transit...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Semester 1
MU5061 Arts in Health
MU5211 Clinical Orientation
MU6051 Arts-Informed Research
MD6031 Media Technologies for Performing Arts and Arts Research

Options: students can choose one option from the list below
MD6101 Interdisciplinary Im...

Careers or Further Progression Graduates of the MA in Music Therapy have attained successful careers in the health and education services in Ireland and abroad. Graduates work in special schools, nursing homes, hospice services, residential services for adults with intellectual disability and adults who have acquired brain injury.
Further Enquiries Course Director: Hilary Moss
The Irish World Academy of Music & Dance
Tel : 353-61-213122
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