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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Art Therapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) approved Art Therapy course will enable you, on completion, to practise as a registered Art Therapist/Art Psychotherapist.

Course overview

Art therapy enables expression, beyond words, and promotes psychological well-being. This HCPC-approved Art Therapy course is suitable for those working with a variety of client groups in health, social care, education counselling and community settings. The course will enable you, on completion, to practise as a registered Art Therapist/Art Psychotherapist.

Why study this course with us?

The course is rooted in current practice with visiting art therapy practitioners throughout the course. We offer a specific placement preparation module which provides the bridge between theory and practice.

Different course options

Full time | Riverside Campus | 2 years | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

OCT-20

Modules

Module content will include: Contemporary and original research exploring a range of psychodynamic theories and their relevance to art therapy Historical and contemporary perspectives on art psychotherapy; theorists; models of art therapy; psychotherapeutic interventions; symbolic imagery. The role of the image and its application in practice. Experiential learning; different approaches to the use of visual art; practice and process of image-making; group dynamics in action.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants require: - A maturity of personality and self-awareness. - An undergraduate degree in art and design or other relevant subject. - A minimum of one years’ work experience (paid or voluntary) within a relevant care setting gained prior to application. - IELTS Level 7 for students whose first language is not English. - You will be required to submit a 500-word written piece with the title 'What is Art Therapy?' on application. Your application will not be considered without this. This is to allow you the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of the field and your ability to write at Master's degree level. - A satisfactory occupational health check.

University information

From a teaching college, to becoming the University of Chester, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in Birkenhead. Through the work of...more