Full time & Part time See Course MA 2 years full time, 4 years part time
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Are you passionate about using art to help others? Then our MA in Art Therapy at the University of Hertfordshire is the perfect programme for you. With a 50-year reputation and international recognition, our course is approved by The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), making you eligible for registration upon graduation. Through a combination of campus and placement-based learning, you'll develop the skills to deliver art therapy to clients of all ages and in various settings. Our expert staff, stimulating learning environment, and emphasis on practical skills will prepare you for a rewarding career in the field. Join us and make a difference through art therapy.

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Why choose Herts?

  • Industry accreditation and reputation: The art therapy programme at Herts is internationally recognised and has been at the forefront of the profession for 50 years. This course is approved by The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This means, you’ll be eligible to apply for registration with HCPC when you graduate.
  • Work-Related Learning: You’ll benefit from 96 days of supervised placement learning. We work in partnership with a variety of providers in settings ranging from residential services to special needs schools. This practice-based learning will be the key to your success, giving you real-life experience, and knowledge of mental health services.
  • Expert staff: Our teaching team are highly motivated art therapy educators with a wealth of contemporary practice experience. We welcome visiting lecturers with bespoke clinical and research expertise from a range of client groups. Together, we are a friendly approachable team, delivering inspirational teaching.

About the course

Join a vocational course, comprising of campus and placement-based learning. We’ll teach you through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops, to bring together theory and practice. We offer a stimulating learning environment, teaching through role play, visual art practice, peer participation and experiential group work.

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Entry Requirements

The programme welcomes students from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.

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Fees

UK Students
Full time: £8405 for the 2022/2023 academic year
Part time: £1050 per 15 credits for the 2022/2023 academic year

EU/International Students
Full time: £11620 for the 2022/2023 academic year
Part time: £1450 per 15 credits for the 2022/2023 academic year

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