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

An Honours degree in art and design plus 1 year's relevant work experience or a minimum of 1000 hours' working with vulnerable people in a health or education setting; evidence of engagement with art making presented in a portfolio.

Course modules

Modules include: Art therapy practice 1; creative enterprise and context; experiential training 1; experiential training 2; research and enquiry.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,420 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Full-time £ 8,640 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 425 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
01707 284800