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Developmental and Therapeutic Play MA/PGDip/PGCert

Swansea University College of Human and Health Sciences

Full time & Part time September MA, PgDip, PgCert See website for further details

About the course

Gain an advanced understanding of how children learn and develop through play with our Master’s degree in Developmental and Therapeutic Play.

You will explore evidence-based practice in play across a range of professional contexts, combining in-depth theory with fieldwork experience.

This includes how the environment and social interactions support children’s growing repertoire of play skills, with a particular emphasis on the inherent value of children’s self-directed play experiences.

Throughout your studies, you will refine critical research and analytical skills valued by employers and develop professional reflective practice techniques.

Why Developmental and Therapeutic Play at Swansea?

Based in our College of Human and Health Sciences, you will benefit from a diverse teaching and

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Entry Requirements

The entry requirement of the Developmental and Therapeutic Play course is a 2.2 (or above) degree in a related discipline. We also welcome non-graduate applications if you have relevant work experience. You may be asked to attend an interview and you will need a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. English language requirements are a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all domains, or a University approved equivalent. Please visit our website for more information on entry requirements for the Developmental and Therapeutic Play course.


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