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Masters in Movement Therapy in the UK

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Degrees in Movement Therapy, also referred to as Dance Movement Therapy or Dance Movement Psychotherapy, combine Drama, Dance and psychodynamic psychotherapy.

Movement Therapy degrees allow you to practice treating mental health conditions with dance, allowing you to develop your own style as a therapist and preparing yourself for a career in dance therapy. You must therefore have a strong interest in dance and wish to pursue a career in therapy to get the most from a degree in Movement Therapy.

Topics you are likely to cover when studying in this field include:

  • Drama
  • Movement
  • Clinical practice
  • Biology
  • Human systems

Graduates of degrees in Movement Therapy are likely to go on to have careers as Dance Movement Therapists.

Postgraduate programmes in Movement Therapy are most commonly offered at universities as: Masters of Arts (MA degree), which typically take between 1-2 years to complete when studied Full-time.

Entry requirements for postgraduate programmes in Movement Therapy will usually include a bachelor/undergraduate degree in a related field and experience in Dance/Movement.

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

Masters in Movement Therapy in the UK in 2024

Drama and Movement Therapy MA

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama United Kingdom

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Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA

University of Derby United Kingdom

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Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA

Goldsmiths, University of London United Kingdom

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Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA

University of Roehampton United Kingdom

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