Developmental and Therapeutic Play
Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). 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.
Modules typically include: understanding and observing child development; perspectives on play; therapeutic work with children; play theory and practice.
Students are assessed throughout their coursework (e.g. written assignments such as research projects, child observations and essays and seminar presentations) and a dissertation of approximately 20,000 words.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 13,700 per (Year 1)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 5,950 per (Year 1)||1 Years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 4,600 per (Year 1)||3 Years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 1,950 per (Year 1)||3 Years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 7,350 per (Year 1)||2 Years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 3,450 per (Year 1)||2 Years|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 9,100 per (Year 1)||1 Years|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 4,000 per (Year 1)||1 Years|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 4,600 per (Year 1)||2 Years|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 1,950 per (Year 1)||2 Years|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 1,950 per (Year 1)||1 Years|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 1,950 per (Year 1)||1 Years|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 4,600 per (Year 1)||1 Years|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 4,600 per (Year 1)||1 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Singleton Park, Swansea||SA2 8PP||Wales|
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