What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Arts Therapy is designed to provide graduates with a broad and coherent body of knowledge relating to the field of psychotherapy, with specific emphasis on the underlying principles and concepts of Arts Psychotherapy.

Course Sequencing and Structure

There are a total of 24 subjects plus a 480-hour placement.

Delivery Format

Course delivery will be through a combination of facilitated classroom learning, self-directed learning and work placement.

There are 3 subjects per trimester, with 3 trimesters in years 1 & 2, and 2 trimesters in year 3 allowing for completion of assessments and clinical placement in years 2 & 3.

  • Year 1, 3 trimesters of 13 weeks each
  • Year 2, 3 trimesters of 13 weeks each
  • Year 3, 2 trimesters of 13 weeks each plus completion of assessments and clinical placement

This course has been designed with association membership requirements in mind. Students are eligible to apply for Tier 2 membership with ANZACATA.

Graduate Pathways

The Bachelor of Arts Therapy will cater for:

  • Students with no prior learning in Arts Psychotherapy.
  • Students who have completed an accredited art therapy Diploma or Advanced Diploma and wish to further expand their knowledge in this area. If you have previously studied an Ikon Counselling / Art Therapy VET qualification.

The Bachelor of Arts Therapy provides students with a clear pathway, directly engaging in Arts Psychotherapy for the entirety of their training, and providing a sound undergraduate foundation upon which to build further, higher level training.

The foundational subjects will also provide a solid grounding for other specialised modalities including drama therapy, and dance/movement therapy, studied at a post graduate level.

The Bachelor of Arts Therapy will cater for:

Students with no prior learning in Arts Therapy.

Students who have completed an accredited Art Therapy Diploma or Advanced Diploma and wish to further expand their knowledge in this area.

The Bachelor of Arts Therapy provides students with a clear pathway, directly engaging in Arts Therapy for the entirety of their training, and providing a sound undergraduate foundation upon which to build further, higher level training.

In conjunction with the Ikon Diploma / Advanced Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma, the Bachelor of Arts Therapy provides a progressing academic training pathway that offers individuals a structured method to become an accredited arts psychotherapist.

CRICOS

094684M

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$18,250.00 (9,76,981) per year
AUD $54,750 for the entire course
Start date

7 February 2022, 23 May 2022

Venue

Brisbane Campus

Level 4, 243 Edward Street,

BRISBANE CITY,

Queensland,

4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$18,250.00 (9,76,981) per year
AUD $54,750 for the entire course
Start date

7 February 2022, 23 May 2022

Venue

Perth campus

Claremont Room, Unit 12,

40 Lord Street East Perth,

EAST PERTH,

Western Australia,

6004, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

You must be at least 18 years of age at course commencement.

Australian Secondary School Certificate or equivalent

Completion of a VET qualification at Certificate IV level or higher

Completion (or partial) of a Higher Education qualification

English Language Entry Requirements

IELTS overall score 6.0. TOEFL iBT Computer Delivered 60-78; Pearson PTE Academic 46-55; Cambridge C1 Advanced 169-175.

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