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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
On campus delivery only. Please note this subject is not offered externally or via distance education.
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: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Available to MMusThrp students only.|
|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 course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Katrina Louise Mcferran
Faculty of Music
Phone: +61 3 8344 5256
Fax: +61 3 8344 5346
Online enquiry: http://music-unimelb.custhelp.com/
|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.|
On completion of this subject, students should have developed:
|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|
Master of Music Therapy |
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