Course Recognition for Universities

These Universities have applied for – and attained – DRTA Recognition of their courses by the Board of Diversional & Recreation Therapy Australia assuring eligibility for successful graduates to apply for Full Membership of DRTA as a Diversional Therapist.



The Bachelor of Health Science (Therapeutic Recreation) course at Western Sydney University is a 3 year degree that prepares students for work as a diversional or recreation therapist. The course is currently offered at Campbelltown and Sydney City campus. The Campbelltown course also offers a majority of the subjects online to allow flexible study options. For more information, please contact Dr Catharine Fleming, Course Advisor or Nicole Peel, Discipline Lead at Western.

For more information about the course:

Dr Catharine Fleming

Ms Nicole Peel