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Master of Arts in Art Therapy

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MA
Programme Code: CR_ATHPY_9
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, Distance Learning, ACCS, Open
 
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
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Department:ARTS IN HEALTH & COMMUNITY PRACTICE
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A systematic comprehension of the historical, cultural and philosophical context of Art Therapy and its clinical practice
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) An advanced understanding of theoretical concepts and key models of clinical application in the forefront of contemporary Art Therapy practice within individual and group therapy interventions
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) A critical application and evaluation of the visual image in the exploration of personal material at a distinctly mature level.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) An ability to critically analyse and assess therapeutic needs and to hold and maintain required therapeutic boundaries appropriate to the clinical setting in which the interventions are set.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) A critical analysis and objective evaluation of his/her own creative process both in individual and group practice.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) An ability to take a significant professional lead and initiate clinical interventions within a wide variety of clinical and institutional settings and client groups
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The use of reflective skills and the ability to focus clinical and experiential practice within the wider professional field and continuing professional development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Contribute to the advancement and profile of the profession through pioneering academic research and practice within an equal opportunities frameword and in compliance with the relevant professional code of ethics.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PLAC9007 Clinical Placement Prep/ Sup 1
ARTS9001 Art Th Experiential Learning 1
PSYC9001 Art Therapy History & Theory 1
PLAC9001 Clinical Placement 1

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PSYC9005 Art Therapy Theory & Research2
ARTS9002 Art Th Experiential Learning 2
PLAC9008 Clinical Placement Support 2
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
PLAC9011 Clinical Placement 2
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
PLAC9002 Clinical Placement 2a
PLAC9003 Clinical Placement 2b
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS9003 Art Th Experiential Learning 3
PSYC9003 Art Therapy Theory & Res 3
PLAC9009 Clinical Placement Support 3
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
PLAC9012 Clinical Placement 3
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
PLAC9004 Clinical Placement 3a
PLAC9005 Clinical Placement 3b

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PSYC9006 Art Therapy Theory &Res 4
PLAC9006 Clinical Placement 4
ARTS9004 Art Th Experiential Learning 4

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