Minor Thesis (Music Therapy) 1

Subject 740-546 (2009)

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

Credit Points: 25.00
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
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

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 2-hour seminar per week on campus.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 740-542 Clinical Training in Music Therapy 3
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 course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.


Prof Denise Grocke


Faculty of Music

Phone: +61 3 8344 5256

Fax: +61 3 8344 5346

Online enquiry: http://music-unimelb.custhelp.com/

Subject Overview: This subject provides students with experience in the development of a minor thesis. Preliminary sections of the thesis will include: An overview of literature pertinent to a thesis topic and the development of a research design, including research questions and method, and (where appropriate) submission of an Ethics Approval form. Tutorials will develop skills in the design and conceptualization of programs and evaluations, as well as development of appropriate writing and research skills.

On completion of this subject, students should have:

  • A high level of ability in applying theory to practice;
  • A high level of ability in designing a research project;
  • A high standard of writing skills.
Assessment: Literature review and research design, due at the end of semester (80%); mid-semester progress assessment, completed by supervisor (20%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of Music Therapy

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