Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Blended Learning Delivery - intensive teaching in 4 day blocks, the first approximately at or before the beginning of semester, and the second approximately mid semester. Dates to be advised.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 hour weekly lecture |
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Estimated total time commitment is 160 hours.
Available to MMusThrp students only
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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 may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Katrina Skewes Mcferran
T: 13 MELB (6352) International +(61 3) 9035 5511
This subject will provide an overview of the ways that music can be used to promote healthy behaviours for individuals and groups from the perspective of the humanities and sociology. Topics covered will include music and evolution, musical communication, music in communities, music and physical health, music and identity. Students will be involved in experiential activities underpinned by theoretical knowledge.
• Identify relevant research and theories from a range of disciplines relevant to music and health with individuals and groups
• Present integrated summaries of relevant research and theory in relation to real-world experiences of music
• Critically analyse research and theories pertinent to music and health
A 2000 word narrative integrating theory with applications of music for health of an individual, due approximately mid-semester (45%). A 2000 word narrative integrating theory with applications of music for health of a group/community, due end of semester (45%). Contribution to weekly web-based discussion (Blog), due weekly for 10 weeks (10%).
Reading package made available via Readings Online
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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:
• Greater awareness of healthy behaviours for individuals and groups
• Improved non-verbal communication skills
• Enhanced capacity to consider subjective and objective aspects of life experiences.
Master of Music Therapy |
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