Master of Arts in Arts Therapy

Whitecliffe College

Subject area

Rehabilitation Therapies

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Entry requirements

Applicants must have an appropriate undergraduate degree with either significant experience/study in arts psychotherapy or an appropriate degree with study and experience in the psychotherapeutic field.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates completing the first two years of the Master of Arts in Arts Therapy (Clinical) will be able to articulate the principles of best professional practice for arts therapists; discuss social science theories as they apply to arts therapy; identify appropriate research methods and conduct a number of types of research; make art works informed by arts therapy theories, insights and symbols; formulate focussed questions and identify and implement appropriate research methods to gather, analyse and report date in support of directed inquiry.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Rehabilitation Therapies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (9) 309 5970
Fax: (09) 302 2957

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