Music Therapy in Contemporary Contexts

Subject 740-434 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

On campus

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Two hours of lectures per week
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours

740-364 Music Therapy for Child Clients

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: 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 will impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.


Dr Katrina Louise Mcferran
Subject Overview:

This subject will provide information about working in new and emerging contexts in the community and in medical settings. Lecture topics will promote the development of innovative approaches to music therapy in response to the needs of clients in contemporary contexts. This subject will challenge students to utilise music therapy theory from traditional fields in developing appropriate programs and methods of intervention in group and individual work. It will include a range of issues addressed in therapy, identifying clients who are well, disabled and have health problems. Relevant paradigms for development of original ideas will be discussed and used to frame learning.

Objectives: Information Not Available

Two 1500-word assignments (50% each).

Prescribed Texts: Music Medicine 3 (RR Pratt and DE Grocke), University of Melbourne, 1998
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Music

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