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PostgraduateDiplomainMusicTherapy

AH2111400(51)
QFLevel
QFLevel:6
QRRegistrationNo.:14/003090/L6
QRRegistrationValidityPeriod:01Aug2014ongoing

StartDate: 12022016
ApplicationForm

CourseDescription
This Postgraduate Diploma programme caters for the inservice teachers, student teachers, therapists, social
workers and healthrelated professionals, providing them with practical experience, systematic training and
environmenttotheinterestedandqualifiedstudentstofulfillonequarteroftherequirementstobecomearegistered
musictherapistwiththeAustralianMusicTherapyAssociation.

Oncompletionoftheprogramme,studentsshouldbe
ableto:
1. acquireinitialskillsintheuseofmusicasamediumtostimulatepositivehealthandeducationalchangesin
childclients
2. beabletofulfilthetaskofamusictherapistintrainingusingbasicmethodsand
3. learn basic design and appraisal of therapeutic programme or approach within the appropriate ethical
standardsofpracticeforworkingwithchildclients.

Duration
1.5years
4module(s)

Venue
AdmiraltyLearningCentre
Exactroom:tobeconfirmed

MediumofInstruction
English

CurriculumandDuration
Thedurationoftheprogrammeis1.5years.
ContactHours
ModuleTitle
Lecture

Tutorial

1.MusicTherapyforChildClients

24

12

2.MusicTherapyMethodsIntroduction

24

12

3.ClinicalPracticeinMusicTherapy

160

48

4.MusicPsychologyResearch

24

12

TotalContactHours:

316

Delivery
ThemediumofdeliveryandassessmentisEnglish.
Modules1and2:
Intensiveclassesofeachmodulearedelivered2timesperyearduringweekdaysandweekends.
Module3:
Clinicalpractice(fieldplacement)andtutorialswithlocalsupervision.
Module4:
One3hoursessionperweekfor8weeks.(Tobeconfirmed)

Articulation
GraduatesofthisprogrammewhomeettheentrancerequirementsoftheMasterofMusicTherapy(bycoursework)
of the University of Melbourne, Australia will be granted exemption of four modules (25% of the programme) if
acceptedintotheMasters(bycoursework)programme.
StudentswhoplantoapplyfortheMelbourneUniversity(MU)MasterofMusicTherapy(bycoursework)haveto
fulfiltheprogrammeentryrequirements.StudentcanaccessMUswebpage:
http://conservatorium.unimelb.edu.au/mmusthrpformoredetails.

Award
A 'Postgraduate Diploma in Music Therapy' will be awarded by HKU SPACE to students who meet ALL of the
following
havepassedtheassessmentsofallthemodulesand
haveattendedatleast80%ofthelecturesand100%oftheplacement.

Assessment
Acombinationofindividualorgroupassignmentsrangingfrom1,500to3,000words,audiorecordedrepertoireand
presentations.

EntryRequirements
Applicantsshall:
(a)
holdaBachelorofMusic,or
holdaBachelorofMusicEducation,or
holdaBachelordegreeinanalliedhealthoreducationprofession(e.g.teaching,occupationaltherapy,nursing,
etc.)awardedbyarecognizeduniversity.
Ifthedegreeorequivalentqualificationisfromaninstitutionwherethelanguageofteachingandassessmentis
notEnglish,applicantsshallprovideevidenceofEnglishproficiency,suchas:
1.HKCEE(before2007)EnglishLanguage(SyllabusB)atGradeDoraboveor(SyllabusA)atGradeB
oraboveor
2.HKCEE(20072011)EnglishLanguageatLevel3oraboveor
3.HKDSEExaminationEnglishLanguageatLevel3oraboveor
4.HKALE(19922012)UseofEnglishatGradeEoraboveor

5.anoverallband6.5oraboveintheIELTSor
6.ascoreof550oraboveinthepaperbasedTOEFL,orascoreof213oraboveinthecomputerbased
TOEFL
AND
(b)haveattainedABRSMGrade5oraboveintheoryandGrade6oraboveinonepracticalinstrument(excluding
voice)
AND
(c)havecompletedatleastonepsychologymodule(e.g.modulesinbehavioralneuroscience,learningand
cognition,developmentalpsychology,socialpsychology)atuniversityyear1levelatarecognizedinstitution
AND
(d)passtheadmissionselectioninterview.
Applicantswithotherqualificationswillbeconsideredonindividualmerit.
Exemptionswillbeconsideredandthemaximumexemptionisonemodule.Studentsshouldhaveachieveda
certainlevelofguitarproficiency(i.e.singingwithaguitarusing4differentchords(includingbarchords)andat
leasttwotypesofstrummingorpicking)beforeModule2MusicTherapyMethodsIntroduction.

ApplicationDeadline
07Dec15

ApplicationFee
$150(nonrefundable)

CourseFee
HK$47,175(inonesinglepayment)
HK$1,667(LibraryFee:optional)

EnrolmentMethod
PleaesubmitthefollowingdocumentstoanyHKUSPACEenrolmentcountersorposttoHKUSPACE,UnitA&B,
12/F.,UnitedCentre,95Queensway,HongKong(attentiontoMissSamKwok).
1. completedapplicationform(SF26)
2. acopyofacademictranscriptsand

3. twocrossedchequesfortheapplicationandcoursefees(payableto"HKUSPACE").

ApplicationForm
ApplicationforEnrolmentForm(SF26)