|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 lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week. |
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 will provide information about applications of music therapy with child clients. Lecture topics will include a range of disabilities and diagnoses typically found in working with children and young people in special education, hospital and community settings. The theory of music therapy approaches with these client groups will be provided, as well as research findings in relation to this work. Appropriate music therapy methods will be discussed in context of current practice. |
|Assessment:||One 1500-word assignment (30%) due mid-semester; one 3-hour examination (70%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||T Wigram and J. de Backer (eds), Clinical Applications of Music Therapy in Developmental Disability, Paediatrics and Neurology. Jessica Kingsley, London, 1999. A Reading Pack will be available from the University Bookroom.|
|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: skills in accessing current research from international databases, web sites, journals and texts; the ability to analyse and critique literature; high level academic writing skills. |
Master of Music Therapy |
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