You'll need to do a postgraduate course in music therapy accredited by the British Association for Music Therapy.
You should have a degree in music, although a degree in education or psychology may be accepted if you've got a high standard of musical ability.
You'll also need 1 or 2 years of paid or voluntary work experience to apply for a postgraduate course. Examples of work include:
- mental health
- special needs
- social services
You'll usually need:
- a degree in a relevant subject for postgraduate study