QMU-Postgraduate Prospectus QMU PG Mini Prospectus 2019 sp - Page 66

Application deadline: 1 May. This course is highly competitive with limited places. We advise applicants to apply early to be considered. Criminal records check: A satisfactory criminal records check will be required MSc Music Therapy Delivery: 2 years full-time UK Students should normally have: – an honours degree or equivalent – a high standard of practical musicianship and flexibility on at least one instrument (for single-line instrumentalists or singers, proficiency on an harmonic instrument is also required) – relevant experience with people in the community, education or health settings International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 7.0 with no individual component score less than 6.5. Interview: Interviews are usually held between January and June. The personal statement should include: reasons why the applicant feels drawn to the profession of music therapy; specific musical skills; and details of relevant experience within caring professions. Some applicants will be asked to attend for interview and audition. This will usually include group improvisation with other applicants and an individual audition in which the applicant will: play prepared pieces; improvise on a given theme; and sing a short song of their own choice, if voice is not main study. The interview will assess each applicant’s personal suitability for this profession, ability to reflect, and readiness for the demands that the course entails. For overseas applicants, auditions and interviews may be conducted by video conferencing. Criminal records check: A satisfactory criminal records check will be required. Application deadline: 1 May. This course is highly competitive with limited places. We advise applicants to apply early to be considered. MSc Occupational Therapy (Post-Registration) Normally an honours degree or equivalent in occupational therapy International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 6.5 with no individual component score less than 6.0. International students registering for the named award will normally have gained their professional qualification from a school recognised by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists. MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) less than IELTS 6.5 and no individual component score below 6.0. In order to be eligible to register with the HCPC, you will be required to be able to communicate in English to the standard equivalent to level 7.0, with no element below 6.5 Interview: You will participate in a values-based group interview and situational judgement test. Criminal records check: A satisfactory criminal records check will be required. Application deadline: 1 May. This course is highly competitive with limited places. We advise applicants to apply early to be considered. Delivery: 2 years full-time MSc Play Therapy • Evidence of a first degree at honours level 2:2 or above in an appropriate area including; Health, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences or Education. Delivery: 3 years part-time only • International applicants with an ordinary degree will be considered if their degree is comparable to a UK honours degree. • Other degrees where there is evidence of a written dissertation are considered. • Evidence of knowledge and commitment to Occupational Therapy as a positive career choice. • Evidence of a written research project, a research module or research experience. • Evidence of direct contact and responsibility with marginalised people or those with i mpairments in a personal, paid or voluntary capacity, for a minimum of 6 months in a health, social care, education or third sector context. • Mature applicants who graduated more than ten years ago will be considered if they have experience and evidence of equivalent CPD.Those without this will be considered with the condition that they engage in a module at master’s level study. • Two satisfactory references. International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no 64 Applicants should either: -be professionals with relevant qualifications and/or degree in a related discipline together with a minimum of two years of post qualifying experience in, for example, social work, teaching, educational psychology, clinical psychology, nursing, or - have a minimum of five years relevant prior experience and learning. Relevant experience means working face to face with children, young people and their families/carers. International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 7.0 and no individual component score below 6.0. Interview: Individual, and group interviews form part of the selection process. Criminal records check: A satisfactory criminal records check will be required. 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