University of Derby

University of Derby

Dramatherapy

This course develops the skills and knowledge needed to use dramatherapy with different client groups; students learn how to develop, assess and apply different theatrical models and approaches to different client group settings; they explore the role of improvisation and the need to adapt therapeutic interventions to individual client needs; they also learn how to develop, appraise and apply different theatrical models and dramatherapy approaches in their studio work.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree (or above) in a relevant subject, such as drama; theatre arts; psychology; or social work, or equivalent; plus work experience in a theatre.

Course modules

Modules include: dramatherapy clinical placement 1; arts therapies theory and research in relation to practice 1; dramatherapy practice studio; dramatherapy experiential group; dramatherapy clinical placement 2; arts therapies theory and research in relation to practice 2; arts therapies independent scholarship; personal therapy.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed throughout the programme by submitting coursework (100 per cent) including written reflections, case studies and presentations, a theatre review, literature reviews and practical facilitations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 EUR 755 per Module (EU) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 755 per Module (England) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 755 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 755 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 755 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,260 per Whole course (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Britannia Mill Derby DE22 3BL East Midlands

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