Currently The New Zealand School of Music in Wellington is the only educational facility in New Zealand to offer a Master of Music Therapy Degree (MMusTher).
The music therapy programme is two years in length and includes music therapy principles and methods study, clinical training experiences (practicum), selected topics, study of indigenous music of selected cultures, and casework/research projects. In addition to studies in Wellington, students may also have clincial placements at varied sites throughout New Zealand. Students gain clinical expertise (1,200 hours) and are supervised by a number of New Zealand’s Registered Music Therapists. Successful graduates are eligible to apply to the Registration Board of Music Therapy New Zealand to become a Registered Music Therapist (RMTh).
For more information visit www.musictherapy.org.nz/training