Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: On Campus Delivery - One 2-hour tutorial per week at the University, plus up to 2 days per week in a facility approved by the School of Music throughout the semester. Blended Learning Delivery - 2 days per week in a facility approved by the School of Music throughout the semester. 7 hours tutorials (on one day) twice per semester at the intensive study weekends (14 hours). One-hour tutorial with clinical supervisor each week over 12 weeks. Total 26 hours tutorials. |
Total Time Commitment: A total of 120 hours (including non-contact time).
|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.|
CoordinatorProf Denise Grocke
ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides student with clinical experience of music therapy. Placements will be in special education and nursing home settings under the guidance of a registered music therapist. The placement will be primarily observational in nature, and include an orientation to the facility, observation of clients and responses to music therapy interventions, development of basic understandings in program design and evaluation. Tutorials will focus on the provision of information about the discipline of music therapy and discuss basic professional expectations.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
On Campus Students: A written assignment of 3,000 words, comprising either a case study or a group project (60%) due at the end of semester; clinical training assessment (30%) completed by supervisor at the end of semester; class presentation (10%) given during the semester.
Blended Learning Students: A written assignment of 3,000 words, comprising either an individual or group case study (60%) due at the end of semester and submitted on-line; clinical training assessment (30%) completed by supervisor at the end of semester; 20-minute class presentation (10%) given during the intensive study weekends during semester.
For Blended Learning Delivery: Resources available on the LMS will include information about assessment requirements and intensive weekends.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should have developed:
Master of Music Therapy |
Blended Learning Delivery |
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