Child Art Psychotherapy

University College Dublin


Course Name Child Art Psychotherapy
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X348
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake Sept 2019

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
Application Date The next Child Art Psychotherapy course will begin in September 2019. Should you wish to apply for the upgrade from Higher Diploma to MSc Child Art Psychotherapy please apply below.

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The “Application Type” is Graduate Taught Courses, and “Admission Term” is Sept 2019 - 2020.
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Duration 24 months part time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Eligibility criteria
- A third level degree or equivalent is required.

- Experience of working with children and adolescents within mental health or educational settings is an advantage.

- Applicants are short-listed on the basis of their prev...


Academic Teaching
This comprises lectures, seminars, training in Child Art Psychotherapy and group supervision sessions which are delivered for five hours on each Friday of term time between 10.30am and 3.45pm. There are 3 Semesters each ...

Course Content

Expand+MSc Child Art Psychotherapy
Course Features
- Developed for professionals who wish to specialise in using images in a psychotherapeutic context.

- Provides students with an excellent grounding in the area of child mental health.

Course Overvi...

Subjects Taught

Theory and Practice of Child Art Psychotherapy 1 & 2

These modules are delivered through a series of lectures, seminars and case presentations over Year 1 and Semester 1 of Year 2 of the course. They are taught throughout the course in c...

Assessment Method

Expand+Criteria for marking include:
- Clarity of structure, style and description of clinical material.
- Understanding of the therapeutic relationship between therapist, client and the pictorial image.
- Awareness of the role of the therapist within t...

Careers or Further Progression Graduates are offered sessions within clinical and educational settings and there are a limited range of career opportunities within private practice. Past graduates have found work in voluntary and statutory organisations and also within the private sector.
Further Enquiries Programme Administrator:
Patrick Ryan
UCD School of Medicine
Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Nelson Street
Dublin 7
T: 01 716 4519

Academic Leader:
Dr Aisling Mulligan
UCD School of Medicine
Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Nelson Street
Dublin 7
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