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Sony offers bursaries as part of Nordoff Robbins’ music therapy masters programme

By | Published on Friday 8 January 2021

Sony Music

Sony Music UK is offering four bursaries for musicians interested in training to become a music therapist via the masters programme run by music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins.

Each bursary covers the full £10,000 cost of studying the degree course, which is validated by Goldsmiths, University Of London. Graduates of the two year programme can subsequently apply to the Health And Care Professions Council for registration as a music therapist.

Sony says that it is offering the bursaries as part of its “ongoing work against social inequality” and to help meet the pledge it made as a founder member of the Valuable 500 campaign “which asks businesses to put disability at the top of their agenda”.

The major adds: “With musicians facing unprecedented difficulties during the pandemic, the Master Of Music Therapy programme provides the opportunity to retrain and use their skills to make lasting, positive change to a wide range of people’s lives”.

More information about the bursary scheme and the masters programme itself, which starts in September in Manchester and Newcastle, is available here.