University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Play and Therapeutic Play

This course is relevant to a variety of settings and to practitioners from a range of backgrounds and is also useful to enhance personal potential for further postgraduate training for teaching and social work or other relevant professional training.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) in a relevant field such as psychology, early years development, childhood studies, education, or a related health or social care discipline; a DBS check; the course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Child development; play therapy skills; research methods; working with children and their families; educating and play; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment uses a variety of methods, including essays, diaries, research projects, presentations, portfolios of observations and clinical notes.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Treforest Campus Pontypridd CF37 1DL Wales

Key information

Enquiries and Admissions Unit
Telephone number: 
03455 767778