Train to Be a Music Therapist

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Train to be a music therapist

The Master of Music Therapy (Nordoff Robbins): Music, Health, Society is an internationally renowned Masters level programme, validated by Goldsmiths, University of London. 

Successful completion of this two-year course gives you eligibility to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council for registration as a music therapist, the UK legal prerequisite for working in the profession. If you’re passionate about what music and music-making can achieve, download our  prospectus and a look at the FAQs to find out more.

Download the prospectus, APPLICATION FORMapplication guidance notes, programme specification, reading list and medical reference form for more information. 

"It’s been an intense and life-changing two years and I still can’t believe how lucky I am to have found a vocation where I get to use music in such a meaningful way and meet so many inspirational people," Frances Thomson, MMT student. 

Read Frances' blog here to find out more about her experiences on the course.





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Our next intakes

London: September 2018

Applications for September 2018 have now closed.

Newcastle: September 2019

We hope to have our new training base in Newcastle up and running in September 2019. This is subject to approval from the HCPC and validation from Goldsmiths University.

Manchester: September 2019

To apply for September 2019, please submit your application by 20th January 2019. If you’d like to contact us to discuss your potential application in the meantime, you are of course welcome to do so.

Get in touch

If you're interested in signing up, or want to find out more information about what's involved, get in touch with the team at

If you want a bit of an introduction to the Nordoff Robbins approach and music therapy before signing up, check out our short courses.

Congratulations to our 2017 graduates!