Why choose the master's course Music Therapy?
Flourish in an international environment
A unique department
Specialise in neuroscience and music
Engage in community projects
Focus on music and music technology
Design your own study plan
Integrating music, research, and clinical practice
Are you a musician or music therapist, ready to build or solidify your evidence-based music therapy practice? Then this master’s course is for you. Maybe you choose to focus on elderly care and mental health or explore a broader application of music in the care of newborns and ICU patients. Since 2023, this master's course also offers music therapy research residencies with clients suffering from Korsakoff syndrome. Whichever path you decide to follow, the master's course Music Therapy at ArtEZ will help you discover and deepen your unique voice and specialization as a music therapist, strengthening and substantiating your practice and interventions through practical research.
In the master's course Music Therapy, you will learn how to substantiate and demonstrate the effects of your music therapy through neuroscientific and practice-oriented research. Throughout the course, you will develop your own original research project and receive guidance on writing for and publishing in scientific journals within the fields of music and arts therapy. Moreover, you will enhance your skills in effectively communicating your music therapeutic methods, interventions, and research, both to your clients and fellow music therapists.
I worked as a music therapist in a nursing home with people suffering from dementia and who are differently abled and wanted to know more about what music therapy can do for these people. That's why I chose to take this master's course.
The master's in Music Therapy adheres to international norms, including the American Music Therapy Association and the NVvMT (Dutch Music Therapy Association).