Train to become a music therapist


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Training with us means joining the leaders in the field. It’s a world of rapid change; our services, training and research departments are closely linked, so our programme contains the most up to date skills, training and thinking.

Take a look at our Education Calendar for information on upcoming open evenings. 

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 application formapplication guidance notes, programme specification, reading list and medical reference form for more information. 

Our next intakes

September 2017 Manchester Applications now open 12
September 2018 London 19 January 2018 12
September 2018 Newcastle TBC TBC

Education Calendar

Short Courses

Nordoff Robbins Summer School 2017

Join us for four full days of workshops and seminars for professional music therapists who wish to become familiar with the Nordoff Robbins approach to music therapy and integrate this into their work. 

Dates: Mon 24th July - Thurs 28th July 2017
Location: Nordoff Robbins London Centre, 2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1PQ
Cost: £300 
Places: 12

For more details about the course and how to book, please see our Summer School leaflet and application form here.


Master of Music Therapy (Nordoff Robbins) Music, Health Society - open evening - Dates TBC

Free to attend

The Open evening aims to:

  • Introduce you to the Nordoff Robbins approach to music therapy
  • Show how this training programme uniquely equips its students for the contemporary workplace
  • Explain the structure of the training programme

To book a place please email us with your contact details (full name, contact number, email address) at

More short courses TBC


Music Therapy MA Graduation Ceremony 2016


Contact us

Telephone: 020 7267 4496

2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1PQ