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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Roehampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This two year full-time programme integrates theoretical learning, clinical skills and in-depth personal development to prepare graduates for clinical practice, predominantly with children, as a professional play therapist within the public and private sectors.

Based on a humanistic person-centred model of therapy, this course emphasises the use of play within a therapeutic relationship between the therapist and client to facilitate therapeutic change. The course encompasses theoretical, practical and experiential learning. With our holistic approach to teaching, you will be provided with thorough and systematic knowledge, experience, skills and the confidence to work as a professionally qualified play therapist. At the end of the course, you will be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of therapeutic techniques and approaches that are required for professional registration purposes.

Career options

Graduates work as a registered play therapist for both the private and public sectors.

Application deadline

28 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,439per year

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

University information

University of Roehampton

  • University League Table

    79th

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

Roehampton has a friendly international community made up of students from over 140 countries.
The university offers a range of generous scholarships aimed at international students, worth up to £4,000 a year.
A range of pre-sessional English courses are offered, and dedicated support for international students throughout their studies

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 118 18

    37th out of 47

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    101 49%

    103rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    103rd

    46
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    71st

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 159
    107 59%

    40th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    3.95 79%

    30th

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