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Creative Arts for Health and Wellbeing CertHE

University of Suffolk

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UCAS CODE: W903

Course options

  • Qualification

    Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

  • Location

    University of Suffolk at East Coast College (Great Yarmouth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

This one-year, full-time programme aims to develop the student as a creative practitioner who wants to take a professional approach to the provision of projects, workshops and other opportunities to individuals and communities whose health and wellbeing will benefit from such provision.

While it is anticipated that the majority of applicants are likely to have an arts background, the programme is not confined to this: for example, students may be working with Pilates, yoga or other physical activities or disciplines.

Course Aims

1. To enable the students to critically identify the contribution of creative and expressive activities to supporting individuals’, emotional, social and developmental potential.

2. To encourage development of specific and generic skills/ transferable skills of value in employment, further study and personal and professional development.

3. To provide the students with the opportunity to explore methods and uses of research relevant and appropriate to career arenas.

4. To provide opportunities for reflection and development of personal and professional skills whilst working within the creative and wellbeing sectors.

5. To provide opportunities for development of creative practices.

6. To provide students with a recognised higher education qualification.

7. To meet the needs of employers, community organisations and the sector.

8. To develop the student as a creative, flexible and professional practitioner

Course Assessment

A variety of assessments will be used on the course to enable students to experience and adapt to different assessment styles. The assessment methods used will be appropriate to assess each module’s intended learning outcomes. Assessment on the course overall will be approximately 100% coursework (including essays, reports, presentations, group work, reflective learning journals and research projects).

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 11,790per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

University of Suffolk

  • University League Table

    129th

  • Campus address

    University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    84th out of 86 3

    62nd out of 83 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    99 44%

    82nd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

    34
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    107 61%

    71st

    28
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    49th

    21

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