Undergraduate Certificate in Creative Arts and Health (A0C)

Overview  2020

Entry Requirements

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Duration

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Minimum 0.5 Years, up to a maximum of 2 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Distance Hobart
Semester 2

Commonwealth Supported places available

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 0.5 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Distance Hobart
Semester 2
Creative arts have a major role to play in addressing challenges of ageing populations and mental health. Gain an understanding of arts’ effects on the body and wellbeing, while also honing skills for a range of community and healthcare settings.

An ageing population and rising levels of depression and anxiety in youth, the elderly, and people living in rural areas are significant challenges for Tasmania, Australia and internationally. Research is demonstrating ways in which music, visual arts, theatre and other creative arts can contribute to addressing these challenges. Learn skills you can take to range of community and health-care settings, while exploring and developing greater understanding of the positive effects engagement in the arts can have on mind, body and one’s sense of wellness, in social and cultural contexts.

  1. Identify, analyse, synthesise and describe cultural and ethical impacts on health and wellbeing through participation in creative arts discipline activities.
  2. Communicate and reflect on a range of creative arts and health initiatives using written and technology-supported modes.
  3. Identify problems and propose ethical solutions with flexibility and creativity as a basis for planning and decision making.
  4. Detail research methods necessary to design an experiment for investigating the impacts of creative arts and aspects of wellbeing on groups of people or individuals.

Course structure

The Undergraduate Certificate in Creative Arts and Health requires the completion of 50 credit points of core units.

Practical interventions employing arts-based activities, including music, theatre, dance and visual arts, are increasingly being employed nationally and internationally to improve mood and well-being, physical activity and cognitive processing for people with dementia. Arts-based programs have also been shown to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores historical and current case studies of creative arts practitioners from a range of cultural contexts living with physical or mental illness and the ways this is reflected or subsumed in their work. This engagement with creative work…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Become better prepared to deal with the variety of culturally challenging situations you will encounter in whichever part of the world you live and work. Develop an appreciation of the personal and professional benefits which come from being more culturally…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Ever wonder why that tune gets stuck in your head, or when you listen to your favourite song your foot starts tapping, or why its easier to remember the words of a song when you sing the tune? How do…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

Domestic applicants

Domestic applicants who have recently completed secondary education (in the past two years)

To be eligible for an offer, you must have an ATAR of 40 or above. This is the minimum ATAR needed for your application to be considered.

Applicants are ranked by ATAR and offers made based on the number of places available. Applicants who have recently completed senior secondary studies but have not received an ATAR may still be eligible for admission.

Domestic applicants with higher education study

To be eligible for an offer, you must have:

*Completed a course at Associate Degree level or higher at any Australian higher education provider (or an equivalent overseas qualification); or

*Completed at least two units of study (equivalent to 25 UTAS credit points) of a course at Associate Degree level (or an equivalent overseas qualification). If you have failed any units your application may be subject to further review before an offer is made; or

*Completed the UTAS Diploma of University Studies; or

* Competed the UTAS University Preparation Program, or an equivalent enabling program offered by another Australian university. Domestic applicants with VET / TAFE study To be eligible for an offer, you must have completed:

*A Certificate III (or equivalent) in a related field; or *A Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma (or an equivalent qualification) in any field.

Domestic applicants with work and life experience

If you have not successfully completed senior secondary, tertiary or TAFE/VET study, but have relevant work and life experience you can complete a personal competency statement. If you apply based on your previous work and life experience and your application is not successful, we will work with you to find an alternative pathway into your chosen course of study.

Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2020 Total Course Fee (international students): $7,911 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $15,822 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

How can we help?

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International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
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