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Music Therapy 1: Fundamentals

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 5
Module lead
Sarah Hodkinson
Academic year

Module overview

This module explores how music therapy uses music very differently to the entertainment industry, introducing you to the unique use of music as a powerful clinical tool in health and education settings. Using clinical music therapy techniques, music can be used to develop an individual’s personal, emotional and social skills, emotional wellbeing and to improve quality of life. This module endeavors to explain the facts and subtleties that make this possible through music therapy and community music. Weekly lectures are designed to promote discussion and debate of key characteristics of music therapy work.