Clinical Practice In Music Therapy 3

Subject 740-459 (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 1, - 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

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Up to 2 days per week throughout semester and over the semester break, in a facility approved by the Faculty of Music. One 2-hour tutorial per week at University
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours

740-389 Clinical Practice in Music Therapy 2

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.


Prof Denise Grocke
Subject Overview:

Orientation to the placement facility; observation of client needs and programs; graded introduction to assessment of client needs; implementation of music therapy programs; evaluation and reporting (verbatim and written).


On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • adapt learned music therapy skills to various client populations;

  • identify and apply appropriate ethical standards of practice;

  • access research literature using IT resources and print journals;

  • work as an informed team-member within the multidisciplinary team in special education and clinical settings: and

  • construct a clinical report using accepted research guidelines.


A written report of 3000 words, comprising either a case study or a group project due at the end of the semester (70%); clinical training assessment due at the end of the semester (30%).

A pass must be achieved on clinical training assessment in order to pass the subject.

Prescribed Texts: None
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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