Taught course

Arts- Health

University of Central Lancashire · School of Art, Design and Fashion

Entry requirements

The application process addresses your strengths and requirements in respect of:

  • Experiential/ vocational learning
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Academic ability.

We prefer you to have achieved a first/ higher second-class BA or BSc. You are welcome with qualifications in subjects across the arts and health but are required to demonstrate commitment to arts-health. If you do not have the preferred entry qualifications, you will be considered with equivalent qualifications or if you can show that you will benefit from this course and are capable of achievement.

Months of entry


Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Arts-Health covers all the legal, research design, ethical, managerial, facilitation, academic, and theoretical knowledge and skills requisite of professional Arts-Health praxis. Students design their own research project and funding bid; write and publish a journal article, comparatively evaluating their own Arts-Health praxis with established approaches to health; and manages and facilitates their own Arts-Health project. The PGDip covers all the former, plus the theoretical and philosophical underpinnings and the specialist practical skills for effective Arts-Health praxis, as well as professional placement as a reflective practitioner. Students create, document, and evaluate their own professional Arts-Health project; complete a professional practice placement; and produce a reflective portfolio based upon experiential learning. Studying MA Arts-Health, you will cover all the former, plus synthesis of the entire curriculum into a full-scale publishable professional Arts-Health project or thesis under expert one-to-one supervision.

Information for international students

International Applicants should be able to demonstrate IELTS of at least 6.5.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
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