Dr Robert Dow (BSc BMus LLM MA MSc PhD HPD MNCH (Reg.))

Administrator - Clinical Educator Programme


Robert Dow currently works part-time both for the Clinical Educator Programme (CEP) as an Administrator, and The Mason Institute (School of Law), as a Research Communications and Administration Officer.

He studied Music, Law, General Science, Biotechnology and Film Studies at the University of Edinburgh, and Music and Biological Recording at the University of Birmingham, completing a PhD in Musical Composition under the supervision of Jonty Harrison. He is also a keen plants person, and has completed many courses in botany and horticulture, for example, the RHS Level 2 Certificate in Horticulture, and the RBGE Certificate in Practical Horticulture.

Currently,  he is studying for the COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills (Edinburgh College), and a Foundation Certificate in Transactional Analysis (Physis Scotland).  

He is an avid, although novice, rower.


  • PhD (Music), University of Edinburgh
  • MA (Music), University of Birmingham
  • MSc (Film Studies) (Distinction), University of Edinburgh
  • LLM (Law), University of Edinburgh
  • PgDip (Biological Recording) (Distinction), University of Birmingham
  • BSc (hons) (Biotechnology) (1st class), University of Edinburgh
  • BMus (hons)(Music)(2nd class, first division), University of Edinburgh
  • BSc (General Science), University of Edinburgh
  • University Certificate (Biological Recording), University of Birminhgam
  • Hypnotherapy in Practice Diploma (HPD)
  • Transactional Analysis 101 Certificate (Physis Scotland)
  • Introduction to Counselling Skills Certificate  (Physis Scotland)

Responsibilities & affiliations

  • MNCH(Reg.) (National Council for Hypnotherapy)
  • CNCH registered
  • Fellow of the International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics

Current research interests

<ul> <li>PhD (Music), University of Edinburgh</li> <li>MA (Music), University of Birmingham</li> <li>MSc (Film Studies) (Distinction), University of Edinburgh</li> <li>LLM (Law), University of Edinburgh</li> <li>PgDip (Biological Recording) (Distinction), University of Birmingham</li> <li>BSc (hons) (Biotechnology) (1st class), University of Edinburgh</li> <li>BMus (hons)(Music)(2nd class, first division), University of Edinburgh</li> <li>BSc (General Science), University of Edinburgh</li> <li>University Certificate (Biological Recording), University of Birminhgam</li> <li>Hypnotherapy in Practice Diploma (HPD)</li> <li>Transactional Analysis 101 Certificate (Physis Scotland)</li> <li>Introduction to Counselling Skills Certificate&nbsp; (Physis Scotland)</li> </ul>

Past research interests

<ul> <li>MNCH(Reg.) (National Council for Hypnotherapy)</li> <li>CNCH registered</li> <li>Fellow of the International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics</li> </ul>

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