Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: On Campus Delivery - One 2-hour tutorial per week, plus up to 2 days per week in a facility approved by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music throughout the semester and across the semester break. Blended learning delivery - approximately 2 days per week in a facility approved by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music throughout semester. 31 hours as part of intensive teaching in 4 day blocks, the first approximately at or before the beginning of semester, and the second approximately mid semester. One-hour tutorial with clinical supervisor each week as part of clinical placement. |
Total Time Commitment:
A total of 120 hours (including non-contact time).
Available to MMusThrp students only.
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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.
This subject provides student with clinical experience of music therapy. Placements will be under the guidance of a registered music therapist. The placement will include an orientation to the facility, observation of clients and responses to music therapy interventions, and implementation of basic program design and evaluation. Tutorials will focus on the provision of information about the discipline of music therapy and discuss basic professional expectations.
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 second intensive teaching block in mid semester.
Wheeler, B. L., Shultis, C. L. & Polen, D. W. (2005). Clinical Training Guide for the Student Music Therapist. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, students should have developed:
Master of Music Therapy |
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