University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Art Therapy

This programme provides the theoretical and practical knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to a range of client groups and settings. Students are offered a broad theoretical foundation in the key principles of psychodynamic and humanistic psychotherapy in relation to current art therapy theory and research.

Entry requirements

Mature students are accepted. Maturity and life experience is regarded as essential. Honours degree in art and design. This means any art and design discipline; fine art, textiles, ceramics, film etc. Prior to registration approx. 1,000 min hours relevant work experience in mental health, special education or other related field. Paid or voluntary work is acceptable and both needs to be consistent over a period of time. UK/EU candidates when invited to interview will present; an art portfolio that shows evidence of their ongoing art practice and identity as an artist, a short written assignment and two acceptable references.

Course modules

Modules include: art therapy practice 1; creative enterprise and context; experiential training 1; experiential training 2; research and enquiry; art therapy and practice 2; discourse and reflection: art therapy; experiential training 3.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,745 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,640 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,745 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,745 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,745 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

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