University of Derby

Degree level: Undergraduate

Creative Expressive Arts, Health and Wellbeing

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Course summary

This degree will give you the skills to apply the creative arts (dance, drama, art and music) in therapeutic ways to maintain and improve people’s physical and emotional wellbeing. Facilities You’ll be based in dedicated studios for music, art, dance and drama to learn about performance, exhibition and promoting wellbeing through facilitation of creative groupwork. Teaching excellence With our longstanding reputation for innovation and an enthusiastic teaching team of qualified artists and therapists, active researchers and industry practitioners, you can be sure that you will receive supportive, expert tuition every step of the way. Work experience You’ll be working in community settings from your first year of study and choose an area of your interest for your final year placement where you will be running workshops in the community. Through our established partnerships you could gain experience with arts groups, hospitals, hospices, schools, charities or other organisations supporting children and adults with disabilities. Careers By developing your transferable skills you’ll be able to specialise in an area of arts therapy or work across a variety of sectors. You may want to explore a role in: counselling and psychotherapy, community arts, art, dance, music or drama therapy or pursue a career in education, marketing or management. This course is also available with a Foundation Year.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W191
Institution code:
D39
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Portfolio

Submit an electronic Portfolio, this includes a written piece and a digital portfolio/video.


English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
35%
Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14045 Year 1
International £14045 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Creative Expressive Arts, Health and Wellbeing at University of Derby - UCAS