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.

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 2017 GBP 900 per (Module) 2 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,240 per (Whole course) 2 Years

Campus details

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

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