Dance Movement Psychotherapy at University of Derby - UCAS

Course summary

This course is accredited by the Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK so you can be confident that you’ll be learning the most up to date thinking on Dance Movement Psychotherapy.

  • Build your experience of clinical dance movement psychotherapy and use your creativity to promote self-expression.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge to enable you to apply for registration as a dance movement psychotherapist.
  • Study a course accredited by the Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK (ADMPUK) which willlead to UKCP registration.
  • Learn the latest theory and practice from experienced and enthusiastic staff


Modules include: clinical placement and supervision; clinical supervision and advanced practice; dance movement psychotherapy: research, theory and skills; experiential: group skills; independent scholarship. the body of work; movement observation and analysis; psyche-soma: the body–mind relationship.

Assessment method

You will receive clear guidelines upon the nature of assessment for each module at its commencement. Modules are assessed through the submission of verbal presentations, written work and other art forms including videos, written and spoken language and group facilitation; aimed at demonstrating that you have met the learning outcomes pertinent to the module. The clinical placements are assessed through the submission of reports completed by the Clinical Placement Manager and the use of Supervision with your University Supervisor. These and your clinical work are then discussed between you and your University Supervisor. You will also need to write a case study which will show how you have approached your work on placement. You will be required to explore and administer the ethical context of writing this case study.

Entry requirements

You'll need a relevant undergraduate degree and at least two years’ experience of dance and movement and have worked with a vulnerable population(s) for 200 hours. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is required at the point of accepting a place at the University. The Disclosure and Barring Service was established when the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding. If English is not your first language, you will need to hold IELTS 6.5.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14900* Whole course
England £1500* Module
Northern Ireland £1500* Module
Scotland £1500* Module
Wales £1500* Module
International £14900* Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Dance Movement Psychotherapy at University of Derby - UCAS