Music therapy is a distinctive type of therapy which combines scientific, artistic and creative elements, and has been a legally regulated health profession in Austria since 2008. It improves people’s health using targeted musical interventions. The German-language Music Therapy bachelor programme at IMC Krems will equip you with the fundamental expertise you require. After completing the three-year part-time programme, you will be qualified to assume joint responsibility for the treatment of your clients.
What to expect from the degree programme
Fundamental theories and concepts of music therapy are taught throughout the programme. You will also acquire basic medical and psychological knowledge. You will have the opportunity to improve your performance skills on several instruments, as well as other musical skills which are important in music therapy. Self-experience and practical exercises will help to enhance your understanding of the mechanisms by which music therapy works. Moreover you will be introduced to the fundamentals of academic research methods.
The programme’s compulsory clinical practice placements, which start in semester 3, give you experience of working in a range of fields such as neurology, neonatology and palliative care.
Why choose our Music Therapy programme
- Individual support throughout your studies
- International cooperations and partnerships
- Anthropological (person-centred) approach
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