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University of Hertfordshire: Art Therapy

Institution University of Hertfordshire
Department Therapies
Telephone 01707 284800
Study type Taught


Why MA Art Therapy at the University of Hertfordshire?

  • Employment prospects: Our postgraduates work across the NHS, Social Services, adult and child mental health, rehabilitation, palliative care, learning disabilities, forensic settings, and mainstream schools. 

  • Industry accreditation: Approved by The Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).  

  • Strong industry connections: You will benefit from our excellent links with the NHS, public and private sector, and organisations such as ECArTE to provide you with entrepreneurial skills to help you start your own services. 

  • Industry work placements: You will have a supervised placement for 120 days providing you with experience and employment in healthcare, education and/or voluntary organisations.  

The programme offers opportunities for students to develop their artistic identities in tandem with receiving thorough training in the skills and knowledge required for safe therapeutic practice. Students attend placements throughout the course and develop their professional skills through clinical supervision, reflective practise groups and by articulating their practice in writing, research and multi-media presentations. Focusing on the public sector, placements range from adult and child mental health, rehabilitation, palliative care, learning disabilities, forensic settings and schools.


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