Ikon Institute of Australia

Bachelor of Arts Therapy

Ikon Institute of Australia
Duration
3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Next start date
June

Why study this course

  • Take the first step towards a career as an Art Therapist with this course by building a foundation of knowledge that will prepare you for the further study required for registration
  • Learn to help individuals who may struggle with traditional talking therapies to express themselves through creative activity
  • Gain real-world, hands-on experience by completing a work placement

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Roles related to this course: Art Therapist.

Recognition

Students enrolled in this program are eligible to apply for Tier 2 membership with the Australian, New Zealand and Asian Creative Arts Therapies Association (ANZACATA).

Entry requirements

  • Completion of Year 12 or equivalent with a minimum ATAR of 65; OR
  • Successful completion of a VET qualification at Certificate IV level or higher; OR
  • Successful completion (or partial completion) of a higher education qualification; OR
  • Be over 21 years of age and provide a written statement explaining your reasons for wanting to study

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sydney
Online study also available

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with Ikon Institute of Australia or visit their website to find out more about your study options.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • Integrative systems of health and wellbeing
  • Arts modalities in therapy
  • Ethics and politics in psychotherapy
  • Wellbeing and distress
  • Creativity and mental health
  • Psychotherapy and different client populations

Enquire with Ikon Institute of Australia or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Ikon Institute of Australia or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Ikon Institute of Australia can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

This program includes 480 hours of work placement.


Enquire with Ikon Institute of Australia or visit their website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

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Support and delivery

When you study with Ikon Institute of Australia you will:

  • Complete an orientation program in your first week, where you will become familiar with the campus and facilities, and learn about what resources are available
  • Receive support from a Student Experience Team who can help with any questions about the enrolment process, timetabling, the learning management system and graduation
  • Benefit from small class sizes and experienced teaching staff
  • Have access to private sessions with Counsellors who have all been trained in therapeutic practice

Find out more about this course

Ikon Institute of Australia

Bachelor of Arts Therapy

You may wish to discuss the following with Ikon Institute of Australia:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements
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Find out more about this course


Ikon Institute of Australia

Bachelor of Arts Therapy

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