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Dance Movement Psychotherapy

University of Roehampton

24 months
Duration
16000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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About

Dance Movement Psychotherapy from University of Roehampton is designed for people who have prior dance experience and professional or volunteering experience with people in need, and would like to practise as a dance movement psychotherapist. 

Overview

Dance Movement Psychotherapy from University of Roehampton integrates theoretical, experiential and clinical learning, preparing students to practice as dance movement psychotherapists. Practice-based research cascades into teaching emphasising the social, biological and psychological construction of the moving body and meaning-making. The programme offers opportunities for you to explore and expand movement preferences, ways of interacting with others, belief systems, prejudices and values. Emphasis is placed on development of your own style as a dance movement psychotherapist. You also have the opportunity to perform and exhibit your ongoing work in a yearly Arts Therapies exhibition. 

Careers

Graduates can enter a variety of roles including: NHS clinical practice within in and outpatient services, community services, prison services, special needs schools, performing arts contexts, drug rehabilitation, in social services with immigrants and asylum seekers, in shelters with women who have suffered domestic abuse, dementia services, learning disabilities services, child and adolescent mental health services. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Development and Growth
  • Creative Processes: Reflexive Movement Improvisation
  • Fieldwork Skills and Supervision
  • Theoretical Approaches in Dance Movement Psychotherapy
  • Experiential Anatomy for Clinical Practice
  • Psychopathology: Alternative World Views
  • Dance Movement Skills: Observations and Interventions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National students deadlines - 28 September
  • If you are an international student, you should apply as soon as possible.

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university. 
  • Language requirements
  • GCSE
  • IGCSE
  • International Baccalaureate
  • European Baccalaureate English
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 24 months.

Part-time (3 years):

  • UK - Fees per year £6,333
  • EU and International - Fees per year £10,667

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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