Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh: Art Psychotherapy (International)
|Institution||Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh View institution profile|
|Department||School of Health Sciences|
|Telephone||0131 474 0000|
This course will prepare you to register with the Health and Care Professions Council to work as an art psychotherapist. It contains a beneficial placement element which will maximise the learning experience.
This MSc Art Psychotherapy is based in the School of Health Sciences at QMU. We invite applicants with a minimum of one year’s experience of working in the caring professions, such as psychiatry, education, social services and the voluntary sector. It will enable you to develop a career in this rewarding profession.
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
UK Honours degree or equivalent in the area of the visual arts supported by a portfolio of art work (no more than 12 examples) in a variety of media over a period of time. Degrees in subjects such as psychology, social work, nursing, education etc. will be considered if supported by a substantial portfolio of art work. It is recommended to include sketchbooks, slides and photographs. . Portfolios will be requested by the admissions office and submitted as links to electronic sites - such as Flickr, Tumblr or a page of your personal website.
Normally a minimum of one year’s full-time experience (or p/t equivalent) of work in a caring capacity or equivalent. Relevant care work includes: nursing assistant, project worker, arts instructor, care work in a community setting, art teaching, or facilitating art workshops. Some experience of personal art psychotherapy or psychodynamic psychotherapy, or experiential workshops in creative therapies is desirable.
International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 7.0 and no individual component score below 6.5.
Interview: Home applicants are expected to attend an interview at QMU and will be required to submit their art portfolio electronically. Interviews will take place normally between December and May. Interviews for international students will be conducted over Skype.
Criminal records check: A satisfactory criminal records check will be required
You will attend classes, work in groups and carry out independent learning. Assessment methods include reports, essays, and presentations.
Modules include: therapeutic skills and practice; art based research; art therapy theory and practice; research methods; group work and group theory; contemporary approaches in art psychotherapy.
|Location||Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh|
Queen Margaret University
|Channel Islands||6200 GBP for Year 1|
|EU||6200 GBP for Year 1|
|England||6200 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||6200 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||6200 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||6200 GBP for Year 1|
|International||13100 GBP for Year 1|
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