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Creative Arts, Play and Mental Wellbeing

Undergraduate | TAS-FXA303 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Creative Arts, Play and Mental Wellbeing

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Analyse and reflect critically on forms of creative work and play and effects on mental wellbeing and self-management of emotions
    2. Synthesise interdisciplinary knowledge, research skills and cultural awareness, and principles of trauma-informed care to evaluate arts programmes intended to enhance mental wellbeing
    3. Analyse complex societal scenarios and identify problems, proposing creative arts-based solutions supporting mental wellbeing
    4. Communicate effectively to general and specialist audiences demonstrating creativity and interdisciplinary understandings of the effects of participatory creative arts and play on mental health and wellbeing.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: 120-minute lecture, weekly - Cumulative online lectures/learning materials that are asynchronous. 60 minute tutorial, weekly - Synchronous online tutorials/web conferences. 180 minutes, weekly - Small group discussion board participation and self-paced learning activities.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Diploma of Creative Arts and Health

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