Therapeutic Arts postgraduate courses

Whether you want to use the arts to help improve people’s wellbeing, to provide counselling, compassion focused or family therapies, our comprehensive range of courses provides professional training to help you reach your goals and make a difference to the lives of others.

With our longstanding reputation for innovation and an enthusiastic teaching team of qualified therapists, active researchers, renowned authors and industry practitioners, you can be sure that you will receive supportive, expert tuition every step of the way.

Transitional Spaces: MA Art Therapy exhibition

Watch the video below to go on a virtual walk-through of the 2022 Transitional Spaces: MA Art Therapy exhibition at Britannia Mill, home to Therapeutic Arts courses at the University of Derby.

Take a look at the Transitional Spaces MA Art Therapy exhibition at Britannia Mill, home to Therapeutic Arts courses at the University of Derby.

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A blonde female in a navy and brightly patterned shirt stands in a white art studio space with hanging sculptures and paintings in the background

Mature student Amy achieves her art therapy goal

Be inspired by Amy's journey to becoming a qualified art therapist.

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How Kelly is improving children's mental health

Kelly jumped at the opportunity to work for the charity Place2Be after graduating from her MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy course. See how she is using the skills she gained to improve children's mental health.

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Postgraduate Open Events

Join us at an upcoming on-campus Postgraduate Open Event, where you will get the opportunity to meet our expert academics and find out more about your course.

Next Open Event: Wednesday 4 September, 3pm - 7pm

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