MA - Master of Arts
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.
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.
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.
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
Full time | 1 year | SEP-20
Part time | 6 years | OCT-20