Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree, an equivalent professional qualification or extensive experience in a related field.

Two references uploaded with your application – referee details are not sufficient.

Enhanced DBS check

Significant practical experience (voluntary or paid) in a relevant setting, or with clients or service users, to demonstrate that you are able to work with a range of client groups.

If your first language is not English then we require IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum score of 6.5 in each component.

The demands of the MA Art Psychotherapy course and the profession require you to demonstrate a suitable level of life experience and maturity. Evidence of substantial experience of artistic practice including exposure to, and experience of, a variety of styles and media in the art form are also required. Please read our Guide for more detailed information.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The part-time MA Art Psychotherapy course at the University of South Wales provides you with the fundamental training and skills to become a qualified Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Art Psychotherapist. You may be a graduate or already working in a related area and looking to qualify professionally.

On the MA Art Psychotherapy course, you will benefit from training alongside trainee Music Therapists as well as participating in experiential and supervision groups. In addition, you will go out on placement in supervised and University-approved placement settings in the second and third years, and a pre-clinical experience placement in the first year.

Fees and funding

For full funding information please see the website.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 3455 760 599