Art Therapy, Master | La Trobe University | Melbourne, Australia
24 months
Duration
39800 AUD/year
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About

This Master of Art Therapy specialised program offered at La Trobe University provides you with training in the practice of art therapy, which combines art and counselling within a clinical, therapeutic or community context.   

Overview

Art therapy is used for the treatment and healing of developmental, emotional and psychological problems or disorders. It is also used as a wellbeing intervention for groups and communities experiencing distress. 

Career Outcomes  

After the Master of Art Therapy specialised program is offered at La Trobe University graduates are qualified to practise as art therapists in clinical settings including hospitals, community health programs and rehabilitation services. Graduates can also find work in education and psychiatric settings and in aged care, palliative and forensic centres. You'll help people with varied healthcare needs including those dealing with substance abuse, eating disorders and in rehabilitation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Academic Integrity Module 
  • Art Therapy Counselling Skills  
  • Art Therapy with Children
  • Art Therapy with Adults
  • Group Art Therapy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 077479B  
  • Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).

  • Prospective students who do not meet the counselling skills requirements for entry into the Master of Art Therapy may pathway through our Introduction to Counselling Skills Course.
  • Applicants must provide a written application and submit a portfolio demonstrating their skills with a range of visual art media (Compilation of 10-15 photographs of your own original artwork).
  • Specialisation - compulsory: Fine arts, graphic design, art education, psychology, counselling, social work, occupational therapy or nursing.
  • Applicants to provide two written references (preferably including one academic and one professional reference).
  • All applicants must complete and submit a Personal Statement.

  • Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

  • Applicant to provide resume.

Work experience

At least one year of human services work experience such as counselling and/or community work (paid or voluntary).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39800 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Art Therapy.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Vice-Chancellor Scholarship - India and Sri Lanka
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Aug 2024
Early Bird Acceptance Grant - International Students
Merit-based Need-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
23 Feb 2025
La Trobe Greater China Scholarship
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
23 Feb 2025
La Trobe Latin America Scholarship
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
22 Feb 2025
La Trobe Jordan Scholarship
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
23 Feb 2025
La Trobe South East Asia Scholarship
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
23 Feb 2025
La Trobe South Asia Scholarship
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
3000 AUD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Regional Victoria Experience Bursary
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
5000 AUD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Regional Scholarship - International Students
Merit-based Need-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships
Merit-based

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Australian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific
Merit-based

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ADB/Japan Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Australia Awards Scholarships
Merit-based

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Australian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 AUD
Deadline
01 Mar 2025
Southern Cross University Academic Excellence MACC Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 Nov 2024
Destination Australia Cheung Kong Exchange Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Australian Government Department of Education
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
SP Jain School of Global Management - Postgraduate Merit Scholarships
Merit-based

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SP Jain School of Global Management, Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
Destination Australia
Merit-based

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Province of Lower Austria
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Anytime
International Student Accommodation Support Scholarship
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Federation Pathways Scholarship
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Federation Excellence Scholarship
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
International MVC Scholarship
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Vocational Education Scholarships
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Young Chef’s Club Award
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Access Scholarships
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
33600 EUR
Deadline
01 Jul 2024
Mundus MAPP EMJM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mundus MAPP
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

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PlagiarismSearch
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Florida Rentals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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CryptoRunner
Location not available

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