University of Derby

Art Therapy

This programme gives students the experience of clinical art therapy practice and supervision, as well as closed group work and current theory. Applicants also have the opportunity to improve their technical art skills through studio work and explore their potential for self expression and communication through image making.

Course modules

Modules include: art therapy clinical placement 1; arts therapies theory and research in relation to practice 1; art therapy studio; art therapy clinical placement 2; arts therapies theory and research in relation to practice 2; art therapy experiential group; arts therapies independent scholarship: a body of work.

Assessment methods

Assessments are practical, oral and written - there are no exams. Usually, assessment is through either written assignments, the production of artwork, oral presentations or reports based on performance in the clinical setting. You'll receive clear guidelines at the start of each module, about how you'll be assessed in that module.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Module (Home/EU) 2 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,240 per Whole course (International) 2 Years

Campus details

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

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