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Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA

Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Dance Therapy Psychotherapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is accredited by the Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK so you can be confident that you’ll be learning the most up to date thinking on Dance Movement Psychotherapy.

Course description

  • Build your experience of clinical dance movement psychotherapy and use your creativity to promote self-expression.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge to enable you to apply for registration as a dance movement psychotherapist.
  • Study a course accredited by the Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK (ADMP UK) which will lead to UKCP registration.
  • Learn the latest theory and practice from experienced and enthusiastic staff

Professionally accredited course

This course is accredited by the Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK (ADMP UK) which can allow an opportunity for routes to UKCP accreditation. This way you can be confident that you will be learning the most up to date thinking on Dance Movement Psychotherapy. On successful completion, you will be eligible to register as a Dance Movement Psychotherapist within ADMP UK.

Careers

You will become a fully registered Dance Movement Psychotherapist with the Association of Dance Movement Psychotherapy (ADMP UK). This requires completion of the expected training hours and fulfilling all the hours of personal therapy.

You can develop practice in health, education and in the community and later supervise, lecture and research in the field of Dance Movement Psychotherapy.

You will gain an MA, which will enable you to become familiar with critical reflection and research ideas.

Modules

Dance Movement Psychotherapy: Research, Theory and Skills (20 Credits)
Experiential: Group Skills (20 Credits)
Clinical Placement and Supervision (20 Credits)
Psyche-Soma: The Body-Mind Relationship (20 Credits)
Independent Scholarship: The Body Of Work (60 Credits)
Movement Observation and Analysis (20 Credits)
Clinical Supervision and Advanced Practice (20 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

£950 per 20 credits

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

£14,700

Entry requirements

You'll need a relevant undergraduate degree and at least two years’ experience of dance and movement and have worked with a vulnerable population(s) for 200 hours. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is required at the point of accepting a place at the University. The Disclosure and Barring Service was established when the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) merged in 2012 and will now provide the criminal records checking service for this programme.

University information

Located in the heart of England, the University of Derby is a modern institution offering applied, research-informed teaching in high-quality, technically advanced facilities. Whether you are progressing directly from undergraduate study, want to change your career, or pursue your passion for a subject you love, there are options to suit you. We cater for your personal circumstances, with full-time, part-time and online learning available in...more