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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: 1. Emerging issues in current Art Therapy theory and practice. 2. Creative expression of theory & practice 3. Searching of databases and other sources, literature review, reading, critiquing, organisation of found materials. 4. Methodologies appropriate to Art Therapy; research design; data collection. Ethical frameworks; ethical approval process; protection of data.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,470

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£15,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need an undergraduate degree in art and design or other relevant subject. They need a minimum of one years’ work experience (paid or voluntary) within a relevant care setting gained prior to application.

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, 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...more