Creative and Therapeutic Arts BA (Hons)

If you're passionate about expressive arts and believe in the potential for creative practices to improve wellbeing, the Creative and Therapeutic Arts degree provides the opportunity to develop your future practice in community and educational settings.

Whether you're interested in fine art, design, craft or creative community engagement, the Creative and Therapeutic Arts course encompasses a wide variety of creative disciplines. You'll be taught by experts at the forefront of the creative and therapeutic arts workforce, who will provide you with an excellent platform to gain experience of working creatively with others.

The Creative and Therapeutic Arts degree has three distinct areas of study - art practice, professional practice placement, and theoretical input. You'll be encouraged to make meaningful connections between each core subject to become a creative arts practitioner.

BA (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Additional Requirements

The interview will include a discussion of your current involvement with art. You will also be required to produce a portfolio of work, which should be no less than 20 pages, demonstrating your art practice.Where Art has not been studied as part of formal education, applicants should look to pursue art classes, night school and/or independent studio practice.

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on the Child & Adult Workforce and Child Barring List and subscription to the DBS Update Service. (Overseas equivalent required for non-uk applicants)

Typical A-Level Offer - BCC - CDD to exclude General Studies and normally include A Level Art, an Art & Design Foundation Diploma or a relevant background (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).

Typical Welsh BACC Offer - Pass the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma with Grade C/D in the Skills Challenge Certificate and BC - CD at A Level, to exclude General Studies, and normally include A Level Art, an Art & Design Foundation Diploma or a relevant background (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).

Typical BTEC Offer - BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit - Merit Merit Pass and normally include an Art subject or an Art & Design Foundation Diploma or a relevant background (this is equivalent to 112-80 UCAS tariff points).

Typical IB Offer - Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 29 overall including 5 or above in English at standard level.

Typical Access to HE Offer - Pass the Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points in an Art related Access or hold an Art & Design Foundation Diploma or a relevant background.

Additional Requirements - GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics/Numeracy and English at Grade C or Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent, but consideration is given to individual circumstances.

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