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Play Therapy

Gain the knowledge, experience, skills and confidence to work as a professionally qualified play therapist, with the British Association of Play Therapists

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Key Facts

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Degree

MA (Hons) Play Therapy

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Degree Duration

2 years :

Full time

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Start Dates

September 2023

Degree Overview

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.

This course leads to a qualification that entitles you to registration as a Full Member of the British Association of Play Therapists (BAPT) whose register is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA). You will be taught by experienced practitioners who are practising play therapists and will bring the teaching on the course to life by drawing upon their own clinical experiences and case materials.

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Important

You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

University of Roehampton London is ranked top 10 in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (PTES 2022)

The course leads to a qualification that entitles you to registration as a Full Member of the British Association of Play Therapists (BAPT)

The longest standing British Association of Play Therapists (BAPT) accredited Masters level Play Therapy training course in the UK