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.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|