About this course
|Award title||Master of Creative Arts Therapy|
|Year & campus||2022 — Southbank|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||200 credit points|
|Duration||24 months full-time or 48 months part-time|
The Master of Creative Arts Therapy is a blended learning program offering students a specialisation in either drama or dance movement therapy. Students undertake supervised creative arts therapies industry placements in various contexts including, community, health, and education
The Master of Creative Arts Therapy has been developed specifically for arts educators, community arts workers, health workers and therapists who are interested in training to practice as a drama or dance movement therapist. The creative arts therapies are a form of psychotherapy utilising creative modalities, including drama, dance, music and visual art-making within a therapeutic relationship to improve and inform physical, mental and emotional well-being.
It provides students with studies in theory, methods, research and professional practice across health, educational and community contexts. There is an emphasis on how each artistic modality is employed in teams with groups and individuals. The teaching method incorporates experiential, theoretical and practice-based learning approaches.
This course has been developed in collaboration with National Australian Music Therapy Research Unit and the Creative Arts Therapy Research Unit advisory Board.
Note: Additional requirement: Before commencement of the course, applicants are required to obtain a police check and a valid Working with Children Check.
Last updated: 29 June 2022