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University of the West of England Bristol - CPD Courses

The first 3 courses are available as stand-alone CPD courses, or can form part of a top-up of 60 credits to achieve the MA Therapeutic Music Studies for those with a PG Diploma in Music Therapy.
If you do not need the credits, it is possible to undertake these courses without assessment (named 'classroom rate'), at 66% of the full cost.

Supervision Training for Music Therapists (30 credits) 
Module code USPKJD-30-M

This course involves face-to-face teaching in a large Covid19 risk-assessed space one Friday per month from October 2020 to May 2021.
It has capacity to go online as necessary (this happened successfully during the previous run).


Contact for queries: Catherine.Warner@uwe.ac.uk
Start date: 23/10/2020


Therapeutic Songwriting (15 credits) ONLINE
Module code USPKJC-15-M

Taught by Bob Heath and is fully online, involving flexible timetabling and 5 days of study
This course can be undertaken by health and social care professionals with competence on guitar, piano/keyboard or songwriting software as well as music therapists looking to enhance their skills


Start date: 4/1/2021


Evidencing Work-based learning (between 15 and 60 credits) ONLINE
Module code UZWSPD153

This flexible work-base project module allows you to choose the size of module, the type of project and the date of submission.
Examples include writing up a project, preparing a publication or to carry out a work-based inquiry.


Contact for queries: Clive.Warn@uwe.ac.uk
Start date: flexible


In addition to these courses a new module has been developed for M level study:

Collaborative Music for Young People's Relational Health (30 credits) ONLINE - NEW
Module code USPKHX-30-M

This module is available for anyone working in education, health or social care settings and does not require a high degree of musical skill.
Includes working to UNCRC principles and an understanding of how musical creativity can impact on trauma, including neuroscience.

Link: webpage currently being set up. Search for the module title on UWE website under PG courses.
Contact for queries: Catherine.Warner@uwe.ac.uk
Start date: 30/9/2020










University of Roehampton

Music Therapy Foundation Course
Date: October 24th 2020 – March 20th 2021
Link: https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/professional-development-courses/psychology-short-courses/foundation-course-in-music-therapy-2020/
Fee: £1150 (Can be paid in instalments by October 1st 2020)
To apply please see application form on the right.


Music Therapy Introductory Weekend
Date: Saturday-Sunday November 21st-22nd 2020
Link: https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/professional-development-courses/psychology-short-courses/introduction-to-music-therapy-weekend-2020/
Fee: £269