Facilities - Therapeutic Arts - University of Derby


Britannia Mill has recently undergone a complete upgrade It is now the best possible facility where you can flourish and go on to make a real difference in your chosen career.

We have some fantastic facilities to share with you. Our Creative Expressive Therapies students have dedicated art, dance and music studios at our Derby Campus, and access to theatre spaces within our Derby campus.

Counselling suite

Our Clinical Skills Suite boasts five consultation rooms dedicated to counselling, which have been designed to incorporate a comfortable and homely environment for patients. We also have a group observation room in our psychology suite, which can also be used as a family therapy counselling room.

Dance studio

Our dance studio is housed within the Kirtley Building and comes with floor to ceiling mirrors and also a sprung floor. As a student studying our Dance and Movement Studies (Joint Honours), dance pathway of BA (Hons) Creative Expressive Therapies and MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy, you will get the opportunity to put your skills into practice in this facility.

Take a look out our image gallery for the dance studio here.

Derby Theatre - Studio Theatre

Behind the scenes of the main auditorium at Derby Theatre, the Studio Theatre provides excellent rehearsal space as well as being the ideal forum for student productions.

Therapeutic Arts Studios

The top floor of our Britannia Mill site houses our Therapeutic Arts Studios. There are dedicated work stations and lots of natural light in order to create the perfect environment for you to develop and create your art portfolios. Each year, the studios are transformed into an exhibition space for the annual degree show.

Have a look at our gallery for the Performance Module which was taken at Britannia Mill.