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MSc - Master of Science
Hospital Play Therapy Psychotherapy Counselling Skills (General)
Working as a play therapist is an immensely rewarding and enriching career. This course will teach you how to work safely and therapeutically with children and families with complex needs. The course is a collaboration between With Kids (a Scottish charity) and the MSc Art Psychotherapy at QMU.
You can study part-time over three years and will benefit from placements that will enhance your learning experience and better prepare you for your future career.
Professional accreditation and registration: This course is accredited by the British Association of Play Therapists and on graduation you can register as a Full Member of the British Association of Play Therapists (BAPT).
Staff expertise: You will enjoy learning on a course taught by qualified and experienced BAPT-registered play therapists, who bring teaching to life with clinical experience and case material.
Placements: Your practice placements are an invaluable way of consolidating the theoretical knowledge you learn from weekly teaching, experiential opportunities and small group tutorials.
Employability: The opportunities for employment as a play therapist continue to develop rapidly and graduates find themselves working in a variety of settings.
Flexible delivery: The course is designed to be flexible, allowing you to combine your studies with your current work role.
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This course is only open to applicants who do not require a Student Visa.
To apply, you should be a professional with relevant qualifications and/or degree in a related discipline together with a minimum of two years of post-qualifying experience in, for example, social work, teaching, educational psychology, clinical psychology or nursing. Alternatively you should have at least five years’ experience working face to face with children, young people and their families/carers.