Short Courses

Music & Health

Music has always played a role for health in society - whether through one’s personal use of music as a form of enjoyment or a way to relieve stress; in a medical setting where music therapists help patient’s regain function or manage pain; or as part of a culture’s accepted customary rites to excite or soothe the souls of the living and the dead. Different music professionals have their role in music and health, in particular, music therapists, music entertainers, music educators, music practitioners.

This course will be an introduction to Music and its relation to health. In this course, you will understand health through various perspectives (e.g. pathogenic and salutogenic) and the role music plays within these lenses. The course will also examine how music can facilitate healing through its aesthetic qualities while also taking a neurological perspective.


No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Wednesday 28 Sep – 16 Nov 2022 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Application Information

Course materials

Notepads and writing materials

Who should attend

Aspiring music students, music enthusiasts, music teachers and/or anyone are keen on music and health.

Eligible schemes / subsidies:
Claimable under SkillsFuture Credit
National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy


(after National Silver Academy subsidy)

Note: Course fee not inclusive of application fee.