Apply for the Master of Arts in Arts Therapy (Clinical)

National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level: 9
NQF Credits: 360
EFTS: 3.0
Exit qualification: Master of Arts in Arts Therapy (Clinical)
Qualification Code: PC3427
Duration: 3 years low residency (inclusive of 1 year PG Dip AT)
Next Intake: January
Application deadline: 1 October for january intake
Campus: Main Campus, 24 Balfour Road, Parnell, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Specific Admission Requirements

Entry to the Clinical Year will only be considered for applicants who have succesfully met the requirements of the the Whitecliffe one-year PG Dip AT programme OR who hold a Masters Degree in a related field and have significant Arts Therapy experience. In addition ALL applicants must have achieved a B+ Grade Point Average and meet professional behaviour criteria before receiving permission to matriculate from the Dean of Research and postgraduate Studies.

What we look for in a successful applicant:

  • Experience within extraordinary communities, rich life experiences.
  • Strong ethics and compassion.
  • An undergraduate or equivalent academic qualification

During our interview process we will ask students to take part in an experiential workshop with other applicants so that we can determine their ability to work in a group and in the arts therapy context.

An application for admission can be submitted at anytime, but it will not be processed until after the stated deadline. Applications received after stated deadlines may be considered for entry subject to places being available.


Read more information on the Master of Arts in Arts Therapy (Clinical) page.