Diploma in Swedish Massage (DSM)


The Scottish Massage Schools’ Swedish Massage Diploma course consists of 8 weekends (120 hours) of anatomy, physiology, practice management and Swedish Massage to Diploma level. On successful completion, this enables the therapist to obtain the necessary professional insurance to set up in practice as a Massage Therapist.


To gain a Diploma in Swedish Massage the student must:

  1. attend 120 hours of training over 8 weekends as stipulated
  2. complete home assignments, essay and practice the practical skills learned at each weekend
  3. attain the required standard, passing the final written, oral and practical examinations
  4. compile the required case studies to the standard required and submit
  5. have the attitude and professionalism required for a professional Massage Therapist


Entry requirements:

A good basic education and an interest and enthusiasm for the caring professions. Time and motivation are necessary for the home study required, as well as a reasonable level of fitness!