University of Melbourne

Master of Music Therapy (by coursework) - Máster en Musicoterapia

University of Melbourne
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  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Victoria
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  • Lugar:
    Parkville
    Victoria (Melbourne) 3010
    Australia
  • Duración:
    2 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Master of Music Therapy

Presentación

The Master of Music Therapy is a 200 credit point course offered as 2 years full-time. Part-time study may be undertaken with the approval of the Course Coordinator. On satisfactory completion of the MMusThrp, graduates will be eligible for registration as a Music Therapist (RMT) with the Australian Music Therapy Association (Inc.)

Requisitos

To be accepted into the Master of Music Therapy course, applicants must have:

A Bachelor of Music OR a Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline; and
Demonstrated instrumental skills equivalent to 8th grade A.M.E.B standard; and
A demonstrated commitment to care for vulnerable people or promote health of individuals or/and communities through volunteer work, community music activites or prior studies;
Introductory psychology studies at a tertiary level (equivalent to 1 subject or 12.5 points at the University of Melbourne)
In addition, the following are highly recommended:

Observation of a music therapist as evidenced by a completed clinical observation report
Music history studies equivalent at least to one year of tertiary study; and
Music theory studies equivalent at least to 5th grade AMEB;

Programa

YEAR 1 - Semester One

Applications of Music in Therapy AThis 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,...

Music Therapy Skills 1This subject will develop musical and therapeutic skills in the use of songs in music therapy. Classes will involve vocal and guitar instruction that addresses basic knowledge and develops a repertoire of known songs, basic counselling and...

Clinical Training in Music Therapy 1This 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 Psychology ResearchThis subject will encompass an initial exploration of music psychology research. Selected researchers within the field, including music therapists, behavioural neuroscientists, neuropsychologists and experimental psychologists will outline recent...

Applications of Music in Therapy BThis subject will provide information about applications of music therapy with adult clients. Lecture topics will include a range of mental illnesses, disabilities and diseases typically found in working with adults in psychiatric, rehabilitation...

Semester 2

Music Therapy Skills 2This subject will develop musical and therapeutic skills in the use of improvisation in music therapy. Classes will involve piano improvisation in dyads, for movement and sound-scapes. Teaching will focus on the development of piano (or other...

Clinical Training in Music Therapy 2

Research in Music TherapyAn overview of research methods used in the music therapy context. This will include the development of a research question, identifying the appropriate paradigm, and project design. Qualitative and quantitative approaches will be delineated and...

YEAR 2 - Semester One

Music Therapy Skills 3This subject will develop skills in facilitating group music therapy. Lectures will focus on developing an understanding of group dynamics in the therapeutic context using practical experiences of group improvisation. Skills in the analysis of...

Clinical Training in Music Therapy 3This subject provides students with clinical experience of music therapy. Placements will be in hospital or community settings under the guidance of a registered music therapist. The placement will include a graded introduction to the assessment...

Minor Thesis (Music Therapy) 1This 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...

YEAR 2 - Semester Two

Clinical Applications of Music in Therapy CThis subject will provide information about working in new and emerging contexts in the community and in medical settings. Lecture topics will promote the development of innovative approaches to music therapy in response to the needs of clients...

Music Therapy Skills 4This subject will develop skills in receptive methods of music therapy. Lectures will address the use of recorded songs and instrumental music for work with child and adult clients. Skills will be developed in the selection of appropriate music...

Minor Thesis (Music Therapy) 2

Competencias

On completion of the Master of Music Therapy, students should:

Be able to understand and identify, use and evaluate concepts and principles of music therapy and the various theories that underpin the practice of music therapy;
Have acquired the skills in musicianship and the advanced knowledge of music styles and idioms, including improvisation, which will enable them to direct creative music activities for clients within the music therapy context;
Have acquired skills in the assessment, design, implementation and evaluation of music therapy programs in a diverse range of clinical/special education settings;
Understand relevant clinical conditions and the application of music as a treatment/special education modality;
Be able to carry out independent research and analysis into music therapy and to think creatively about issues arising in their practice;
Appreciate the ethical responsibilities of music therapists in health and special education facilities and to the individuals within those facilities;
Be committed to enhancing the well being of clients.

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