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ME33MU: MUSIC, HEALTH, AND WELLBEING (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

This course will explore practices and research from the fields of music, therapy, public health and medicine, to rigorously explore the relationship between music, health and wellbeing. 

 

As well as engaging in the academic debate around music, health, and wellbeing the course will develop a working knowledge and understanding of the musical practices available to medical and music practitioners, and to their potential uses in a breadth of health care settings.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Christopher Gray

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme
  • One of Medicine (ME) or BSc Medical Science (Medical Humanities) or Bachelor of Music or Bachelor Of Music With Honours (Community Music) or Bachelor of Music with Honours (Education)
  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will explore practices and research from the fields of music, therapy, public health and medicine, to rigorously explore the relationship between music, health and wellbeing. 

 

As well as engaging in the academic debate around music, health, and wellbeing the course will develop a working knowledge and understanding of the musical practices available to medical and music practitioners, and to their potential uses in a breadth of health care settings.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Tutorials during University week s 13, 15 - 18

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Essay

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Formative Assessment

Throughout the course students will be asked to undertake a variety of formative tasks including: self-directed research, reading and writing, as well as practical activities and online collaborations.

Word Count 3500
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualAnalyseUndertake critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of ideas, concepts information and issues in Music, Health and Wellbeing contexts, settings and practices.
ConceptualApplyApply knowledge, skills and understanding in using a range of the principal professional skills, techniques and practices and materials associated with the field of community music.
ConceptualApplyApply knowledge, skills and understanding in practising routine methods of enquiry and research
ConceptualApplyDemonstrate how the Medical or Musical Practitioners apply a critical understanding of principal theories, concepts and principles in a range of community and educational settings.
FactualUnderstandDemonstrate and work with an understanding of the scope and defining features of the Music, Health, and Wellbeing field and an integrated knowledge of its main areas and boundaries.
ProceduralCreateExercise autonomy and initiative in some activities at a professional level in preparing for practice.
ProceduralCreateThe ability to articulate an understanding of defining features of this course’s content within Music, Health, and Wellbeing contexts.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed element

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyDemonstrate how the Medical or Musical Practitioners apply a critical understanding of principal theories, concepts and principles in a range of community and educational settings.
FactualUnderstandDemonstrate and work with an understanding of the scope and defining features of the Music, Health, and Wellbeing field and an integrated knowledge of its main areas and boundaries.
ConceptualApplyApply knowledge, skills and understanding in using a range of the principal professional skills, techniques and practices and materials associated with the field of community music.
ConceptualAnalyseUndertake critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of ideas, concepts information and issues in Music, Health and Wellbeing contexts, settings and practices.
ConceptualApplyApply knowledge, skills and understanding in practising routine methods of enquiry and research
ProceduralCreateExercise autonomy and initiative in some activities at a professional level in preparing for practice.
ProceduralCreateThe ability to articulate an understanding of defining features of this course’s content within Music, Health, and Wellbeing contexts.

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