Art Therapy, M.A. | Munster Technological University | Cork, Ireland
24 months
13500 EUR/year
3975 EUR/year
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Art Therapy from Munster Technological University aims to equip Art Therapy practitioners with a range of therapeutic skills and interventions to work with both individual and group clients in a range of health and community settings. 


Art Therapy from Munster Technological University is a 2 year taught Masters providing professional training in Art Therapy. Through theoretical studies, experiential learning and clinical placement, students develop an understanding of the theories and practices of art therapy necessary for safe therapeutic work. The MA in Art Therapy is a recognised qualification for Art Therapy practice.


Art therapists work in a wide variety of HSE and social care settings, including – adult and child psychiatry, education, palliative care, addiction services and community day centres. Many also work in private practice.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Experiential Contexts
  • Art Therapy Research Proposal
  • Advanced Supervision
  • Advanced Clinical Placement
  • Practice Formulation

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree, or equivalent, in Visual Art or a relevant area. Where graduate qualifications are not in the Visual Arts, for example, Psychiatric Nursing, Social Work or Teaching, evidence of a substantial and developing body of current and recent art work is essential 
  • Minimum of one year, or equivalent, full-time clinical/care work in an area relevant to art therapy, paid or voluntary. This work may be, for example, in Health or Social Services, Special Education, Community Care or Day Centres, with clients who have a mental illness, learning or physical disability 
  • Strong portfolio of personal artwork showing an understanding of an appropriate art form, the art-making process showing the applicants relationship and connection to their creative process 
  • Two satisfactory references from clinical and professional persons who have knowledge of the candidate’s education, training and experience  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3975 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3975 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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