Doctoral Programme in Music Therapy
The doctoral programme in music therapy at Aalborg University offers PhD education within the science of music therapy. The goal of the Doctoral Programme is to train researchers with sufficient theoretical, technical, methodological and applied clinical research knowledge in the field of music therapy research to assure scientific rigor.
In the present research milieu both qualitative and quantitative research is undertaken, investigating process and outcome. Clinical fields that have been the focus of doctoral research to date include mental health and acute psychiatry, psychosis, pervasive developmental disorder, autism, learning disability, brain trauma and neuro-rehabilitation. The doctoral programme in music therapy is part of the Doctoral School of the Humanities at Aalborg University and is defined as an international school.