University of Roehampton

University of Roehampton

Art Psychotherapy

This course is designed for experienced artists and professionals who have worked within a clinical setting and would like to build a rewarding career as an art psychotherapist. You will be taught by leading experts who will equip you with the skills, experience, and confidence to work as an art psychotherapist in challenging, yet rewarding environments. Our graduating students are eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). Registered practitioners work in a variety of different settings including psychiatric hospitals, social services departments, special education, prisons and the voluntary sector. Our comprehensive programme is divided into three areas covering theory, experiential learning and work placement experience. The theoretical aspect covers child developmental and psychodynamic principles alongside art therapy theory and Jungian analytical psychology. This perspective is located within the larger field of analytical psychotherapy and provides you with an in-depth theoretical underpinning that informs clinical practice. A vital part of the programme is a supervised clinical placement which allows you to complete one hundred mandatory days of practice during your training. Placements are available in a variety of settings that include mental health (both in the NHS and other psychiatric hospitals and day centres), disabilities services or in hospitals or social services, special education, or a range of other settings.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,672 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,672 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,024 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,672 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,672 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,672 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 556 per Credit (EU) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 556 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 752 per Credit (International) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 556 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 556 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 556 per Credit (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Whitelands College Wandsworth SW15 4JD South East

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