Master of Play Therapy

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

This program is designed to enhance the knowledge and practice skills of education, nursing, allied health and social work professionals to work with children and adolescents, through the therapeutic use of play.


5 core units, 2 units of supervised practice, 2 units of research and 3 electives


  • Children's medicine and health

Standard entry requirements

  • An approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification
  • Supporting statement the outlines your reasons for studying play therapy
  • Criminal History Check: students must have cleared a Police Check and/or Working With Children Check before they can undertake some of the assignments. Students whose Police Check and/or Working With Children Check are not cleared will not be able to undertake some of the assignments and will not therefore be able to complete the requirements of the course.


Australasia Pacific Play Therapy Association.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Casuarina Domestic: $42,064
No information available Yes
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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