• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

  • 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 with this Dance Movement Psychotherapy at University of Derby. 
  • 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

Careers

You will become a fully registered Dance Movement Therapist with the Association of Dance Movement Psychotherapy. This involves completing the required hours and fulfilling all the hours of therapy. 

You can develop practice in health, education and in the community and later supervise, lecture and research in the field of Dance Movement Psychotherapy. You can develop your practice and obtain UKCP registration.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK

Programme Structure

You’ll study modules such as:

  • 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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Academic 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
  • Authority (ISA) merged in 2012 and will now provide the criminal records checking service for this programme.

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6756 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • UK/EU - £950 per 20 credits

Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • We have a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).
  • We award scholarships based on your application to study; there is no separate form to complete. All applications from eligible students will be considered for a scholarship by our international admissions team. We will notify you of your scholarship when we make you an offer, and apply your discount to your remaining fees.
  • You must be applying for a full-time degree and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount or scholarship.

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