ANZATA-Approved Degrees

ANZATA recognises training for art and arts therapists from the approved courses offered by Universities and Colleges in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. This training comprises a minimum two year masters degree with a component of 750 supervised clinical hours placement in the mental health arena. Graduates of these programmes are eligible for Professional Registration with ANZATA. ANZATA also provides some alternative pathways to membership. Please see membership 'Categories and Requirements' under 'Join'.

Approved courses at institutions in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.


Institution: University of Western Sydney
Degree: Master of Art Therapy
School: School of Social Sciences and Psychology
Contact: Dr Sheridan Linnell, Senior Lecturer
Tel: +612 4736 0605 ext 2605
School of Social Sciences and Psychology
Room PG 16, Building P
Penrith (Kingswood) Campus University of Western Sydney
Locked Bag 1797, Penrith NSW  2751

  Institution: La Trobe University
Degree: Master of Art Therapy
School: Department of Public Health and in the School of Psychology and Public Health, in the College of Science, Health and Engineering
Coordinator: Dr Patricia Fenner, Senior Lecturer
Phone:  +613 9479 1759
Phone:  ASK La Trobe – 1300 528 7623
Department of Public Health
School of Psychology and Public Health
College of Science, Health and Engineering
La Trobe University Bundoora VIC 3086, Australia

  Institution: Melbourne Institute for Experiential and Creative Therapies (MIECAT)
Degree: Master of Art by Supervision in Experiential and Creative Arts Practice
Dr Jan Allen, Director
Tel: +613 9486 9081
15-17 Victoria Street, Fitzroy, VIC 3065, Australia


Institution:The University of Queensland
Degree: Master of Mental Health (MMH) (Art Therapy)
School: School of Medicine Masters of Mental Health –
Art Therapy Program
Coordinator: Jane O'Sullivan
Tel: +617 3840 8564 Thursdays only. 0409 349 177 Mon-Wed and Friday


  Institution: Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design
Postgraduate Diploma of Arts Therapy
Deborah Green, Senior Lecturer
Masters of Arts Therapy
Contact: Amanda Levey, Head of Department
24 Balfour Street, Parnell, Auckland
PO Box 8192 Symonds St, Auckland, New Zealand
Tel: +649 302 7372

  Institution: LASALLE College of the Arts
Master of Arts, Art Therapy
Ronald Lay

LASALLE College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street, 
Singapore 187940

  Institution: The University of Hong Kong
Degree: Master of Expressive Arts Therapy
School: Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Faculty of Social Sciences
Contact: Dr Rainbow Ho, Programme Director
Tel: +852 2831 5158
Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Room 534, Jockey Club Tower, The Centennial Campus
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)

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