Postgraduate MA

Art Psychotherapy Practice

Art Psychotherapy Practice

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Sheff Health & Soc NHS Trust
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    2 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

Develop the confidence, expertise and practical skills to become a professional art therapist and help change lives for the better.

You will learn how to use art therapy to support people with very different emotional and mental health needs to feel a sense of inclusion and bring about positive changes to their lives. You will also develop your knowledge and experience by studying the theories that lie at the heart of art therapy.

You will enhance your expertise and refine your practical skills through supervised practice in the field. You will take part in a placement organised by course staff and lasting between 100 and 120 days. This will give you first-hand experience in providing art therapy for clients with different needs and in a range of settings.

Please note, this course will be delivered in Sheffield through the Art Therapy Northern Programme in partnership with the University.

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

You will take part in a placement organised by course staff consisting of 100-120 days. This offers you first-hand experience in providing art therapy for clients in a range of settings so you can achieve a good standard of proficiency in line with the requirements for registration with the Health & Care Professions Council.

This course will be delivered at the Art Therapy Northern Programme, Netherthorpe House, Sheffield, S3 7EZ

Why study Art Psychotherapy Practice at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Professionally accredited course
  2. Fantastic placement opportunities
  3. Work with academic and industry experts
  4. Part-time study option 
  5. Research-led teaching
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