|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour tutorial per week at the University, plus up to 2 days per week in a facility approved by the Faculty of Music throughout the semester. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Available to MMusThrp students only.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Katrina McFerran
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides student with clinical experience of music therapy. Placements will be in special education and nursing home settings under the guidance of a registered music therapist. The placement will be primarily observational in nature, and include an orientation to the facility, observation of clients and responses to music therapy interventions, development of basic understandings in program design and evaluation. Tutorials will focus on the provision of information about the discipline of music therapy and discuss basic professional expectations. |
|Assessment:||A written assignment of 3,000 words detailing an observed intervention with a group or individual (70%), due end of semester. Clinical training assessment, completed by supervisor (30%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, students should have developed: observation skills for human interaction; early analytical skills for interpreting human interaction; skills for reviewing literature and applying theory to practice. |
Master of Music Therapy |
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