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Full time & Part time September MSc 2 years full-time or 3 years part-time with optional additional semester
Creative Arts & Design (9) Psychology (31)

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The MSc Art Psychotherapy programme at QMU offers a unique and rewarding career path for individuals with a passion for creativity and helping others. This programme, the only one of its kind in Scotland, combines the transformative power of psychotherapy with the expressive nature of art. With a practical focus and interdisciplinary structure, students have the opportunity to study alongside peers from other pathways within QMU's Person-Centred Practice Framework. Graduates of this programme are eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and full membership of the British Association of Art Therapists. Placements in various settings provide valuable hands-on experience.

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Art psychotherapy is a profession with creativity at its heart and a personally rewarding career! If you have at least one year’s experience of working with people within a mental or physical health service, education, social services or the voluntary sector, this MSc in Art Psychotherapy course will help you build on your experience and develop new skills as an art psychotherapist.

The life-changing potential of psychotherapy, the power of artistic expression and your desire for a more meaningful career all meet on this unique course. This is the only art psychotherapy training course in Scotland.

You can study full or part-time, and as a graduate you will be able to register with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) to work as an art psychotherapist.

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Where is Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh


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