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Duration

2 Years full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

32

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Music Therapy.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor of Music in a field other than Music Therapy, plus audition and interview; or 3 year Bachelor degree preferably in psychology or an allied health discipline plus audition and interview.

Applicants will be required to submit the following:
1) Application form within 'How to Apply' link below
2) 2 statements from referees;
3) a Curriculum Vitae (Resume); and
4) a personal statement detailing why you should be selected and detailing your experience with musical instruments.

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 15800

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Music

Email: music@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 4949

Duration

2 Years full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

32

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Music Therapy.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor of Music in a field other than Music Therapy, plus audition and interview; or 3 year Bachelor degree preferably in psychology or an allied health discipline plus audition and interview.

Applicants will be required to submit the following:
1) Application form within 'How to Apply' link below
2) 2 statements from referees;
3) a Curriculum Vitae (Resume); and
4) a personal statement detailing why you should be selected and detailing your experience with musical instruments.

CRICOS Code: 049211G

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 26400

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Master of Music Therapy?

The program provides students with advanced knowledge in music, music therapy, and psychological theory. Graduates demonstrate advanced practical musical skills on a portable instrument; a keyboard instrument; and in singing and fluently articulating a range of musical styles. Students develop high levels of music therapy skills suitable for client groups of all ages. This program satisfies the requirements for registration as a music therapist with the Australian Music Therapy Association.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Music Therapy.

Placement courses

The Music Therapy program includes a number of placement courses in which students are assigned to a supervisor in various facilities and engage in supervised therapy sessions. Placements do not require relocation.

The Australian Music Therapy Association requires a minimum number of hours of supervised placements before students can be eligible for registration as Music Therapists.

Additional information is available on the School of Music website.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor of Music in a field other than Music Therapy, plus audition and interview; or 3 year Bachelor degree preferably in psychology or an allied health discipline plus audition and interview.

Applicants will be required to submit the following:
1) Application form within 'How to Apply' link below
2) 2 statements from referees;
3) a Curriculum Vitae (Resume); and
4) a personal statement detailing why you should be selected and detailing your experience with musical instruments.

Additional application information

Applicants may send an audio or visual recording and be interviewed by telephone.
Auditions will comprise:
Essential: Performance on primary instrument - 3 pieces of contrasting styles.
Desirable:
(a) Performance on piano/guitar at a level suitable to accompany singing; or
(b) Vocal performance self-accompanied on piano and/or guitar.

Applicants must also meet the prerequisite introductory psychology courses (PSYC1020, PSYC1030 and PSYC1040 or their equivalents from other universities).

Apply online

Apply online to the Master of Music Therapy .

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - September 30 of the previous year.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor of Music in a field other than Music Therapy, plus audition and interview; or 3 year Bachelor degree preferably in psychology or an allied health discipline plus audition and interview.

Applicants will be required to submit the following:
1) Application form within 'How to Apply' link below
2) 2 statements from referees;
3) a Curriculum Vitae (Resume); and
4) a personal statement detailing why you should be selected and detailing your experience with musical instruments.

Additional application requirements

International applicants may send an audio or visual recording and be interviewed by telephone. Auditions will comprise: Essential: Performance on primary instrument - 3 pieces of contrasting styles. Desirable: Performance on piano/guitar at a level suitable to accompany singing Desirable: Vocal performance self-accompanied on piano and/or guitar. Applicants must also meet the prerequisite introductory psychology courses (PSYC1020, PSYC1030 and PSYC1040 or their equivalents from other universities).

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 049211G

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 15800

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 26400

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2014 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Master of Music Therapy

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Music Therapy Association

Accreditation body

  • Australian Music Therapy Association

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Music Therapy

To complete the Master of Music Therapy, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

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Program Rules for the Master of Music Therapy