Art Therapy Admission Requirements

I. Deadline: Early 2012
II. Course Overview
  1. Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)
  2. Mode: Full-time
  3. Intake: August 2012
  4. Related Careers: Counselor, Educator, Social Worker and Artist
  5. Career Path: Graduates Art Therapist
III. Admission Requirements:
  1. Bachelor's degree in visual arts or psychology, or an equivalent level of training in a relevant medical, social or human sciences field.
  2. Relevant work experience in a rehabilitative setting in the form of paid or unpaid/voluntary work (e.g. telephone counselling, social work or working with children, youth or the elderly).
  3. Demonstrable ability to discuss and reflect on one's creative process.
  4. Demonstrable maturity and a willingness to undergo weekly personal therapy for the duration of the programme.
  5. A satisfactory score in written and spoken English OR a minimum of IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 600
  6. Portfolio: At least 7-10 pieces of original 2-D or 3-D work (actual or documented) that demonstrate your creative practice .
  7. Three references: one personal, one professional, and one academic.
  8. An interview with the programme leader which includes participating in a brief art therapy experiential workshop, all applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  9. Additional coursework may be required before acceptance into the programme based on applicant's qualifications.
  10. Application Assignments
    • Statement of Purpose: A 500-word statement of your reasons for pursuing Master's studies, your suitability and expected benefits from the programme. 
IV. Fee:
  1. Application fee: S$120
  2. Tuition fee: S$18,000 (per annum amount)