Master of Creative Music Therapy

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This program provides an excellent opportunity for graduates to enter the field of music therapy. The course assumes an appropriate level of musical competency and experience when the student is admitted, and seeks to build on this in developing music therapy practitioners. The aim of the course is to train musicians in the specialisation of creative music therapy.

Designed for

Graduates interested in becoming highly proficient musicians with a practical knowledge of music styles and techniques


120 credit points


  • Creative music therapy
  • Music therapy skills

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline
  • Audition
  • Professional experience and qualifications taken into consideration


Australian Music Therapy Association Inc (AMTA)

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Penrith Domestic: $33,240
International: $37,500
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

The audition process is the performance of two contrasting pieces of music, some simple ear tests and an improvisation task. Bring any relevant material to the audition, such as portfolio of compositions. International applicants who are unable to attend the audition should submit a DVD demonstrating musical proficiency.

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