Master of Music Therapy

Interview/audition dates

Interviews will be held in Melbourne: Monday 28 October to Friday 1 November.

Interview/audition requirements

An interview/audition will be required for all short-listed applicants as part of the selection process.  You will be asked to perform the set song from memory and accompany yourself on guitar. You must bring your own guitar, tuned.

Interviews are late May/early June or late October/early November depending on the intake. Zoom interviews can only be organised for Interstate and International applicants as local applicants are encouraged to attend in person. In person interviews and Zoom interviews will occur during the dates above and will be scheduled for separately.

At the interview, you will be asked to discuss your interest in the study of music therapy, your understanding of the profession and of literature, and any relevant experience. You are strongly advised to observe the work of a qualified and registered music therapist. A list of facilities available for observation visits can be requested from fineartsmusic-enquiries@unimelb.edu.au.

You should also research information on Music Therapy from prominent sites, such as:

The following textbook is also strongly recommended:

  • Meadows, A. (Ed.). (2011). Developments in Music Therapy Practice: Case Study Perspectives, Barcelona Publishers.

Can't attend the interview?

Applicants for the main intake are encouraged to attend the audition/interview in person where possible, while international/early intake and interstate applicants may attend a Zoom interview. Please indicate your availability for an interview/audition in the SlideRoom component of your application.


Conditions of enrolment

Police Checks

You are required to obtain a police check and a Working With Children check prior to the commencement of the course.

Transferring courses

If you would like to transfer to another Faculty of Fine Arts and Music course, you need to re-apply and ensure you meet that course’s entry requirements in order to be selected.

You can find these requirements on every course page.

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