Music Therapy

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What is the content of the course of studies?

The course covers the fundamentals in music therapy, group music therapy, therapeutic improvisation, occupational field research, the theory and practice of music therapy, the theory of psychoanalysis, developmental psychology, psychopathology, music and movement, percussion and therapeutic work with the voice.

Where can I find employment later on?
Hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, kindergartens, schools, facilities for disabled people, hospices, free practices.
In what fields/subject areas can I work?

Graduates find employment in psychotherapy, rehabilitation, self-awareness, and in the fields of prevention, dementia and palliative care.

What are the entry requirements?
  • Bachelor
  • Special music therapy interests.

What costs will I incur as part of my studies?
Normal semester fee currently € 300.60.


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Information about studying

Who offers this course?

Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg Institut für Musiktherapie

Type of study

University studies


Six semesters

Qualification on completion

Master of Arts

Special features

Extra-occupational part-time course.

State recognition