Swansea University

Swansea University

Developmental and Therapeutic Play

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master's Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide's Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website. Play is integral to children's services in the UK and beyond. This scheme offers an exciting opportunity to study children's play at an advanced academic level, combining demanding theoretical work with fieldwork experience and sophisticated reflection. The programme considers how the environment and social interactions support children's growing repertoire of play skills, with a particular emphasis on the inherent value of children's self- directed play experiences. We consider the potential of play to support health, care and development across multiple contexts. Inclusive play practice, observation, assessment and being able to identify when further professional assistance may be required are considered. Students are taught by well-published academics and practitioners specialising in the field, and the quality of teaching and supervision is such that student work has resulted in journal articles, conference presentations and book chapters.

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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Key information

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College of Human and Health Science Admissions Office
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01792 606677