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Graduate Diploma in Art Therapy (exit only)

Approved Abbreviation: GradDipArtTher

Western Sydney University Course Code: 4596.5

AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 063942K

The Graduate Diploma in Art Therapy is available as an exit point only from the 4595 Master of Art Therapy after the completion of 80 credit points.

4595 - Master of Art Therapy

Study Mode
One year full-time or two years part-time.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points consisting of the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence


Year 1

Autumn Session

101303Art Therapy: Histories, Theories, Groups
102806Counselling Skills for the Allied Professions
102744Indigenous Australia: History, Knowledge and Professional Practice

Spring Session

102354Art Therapy: Approaches and Applications
102527Integrating Arts and Therapy

Equivalent core unit

The core unit listed below counts towards completion of this course for students who passed this unit in 2020 or earlier

102353 - Foundations of Psychotherapy and Counselling 1 (20 credit points)

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