Psychotherapy Postgraduate Study

Psychotherapy education at AUT is generally taught at a postgraduate level. The university also provides post-qualifying programmes to advance and enrich professional practice for experienced therapists.

AUT offers the following postgraduate study options


  • The Master of Psychotherapy is for beginning psychotherapists or students who wish to become psychotherapists. 
  • In order to enter this subject area, students need to have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma in Health Science Psychotherapy Studies pathway or equivalent.

Advanced Psychotherapy Practice

The Psychotherapy Practice pathway within the Health programmes is open to qualified and experienced psychotherapists only. The programmes cover the specialisation of:

  • Advanced Psychotherapy Practice
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Group Psychotherapy

MindBody Healthcare

The MindBody pathway within the Health programmes caters for many health professionals, including doctors, nurses, counsellors, psychotherapists, body therapists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths and dentists.

Violence and Trauma Studies

  • The aim of the programme is to provide professional vocational training to reduce damaging behaviour in our community. 
  • The programme builds theory, awareness, and skills for working in chosen areas and solving problems of behaviour that reduces life potential.


Last updated: 06-Apr-2017 3.26pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.