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Bachelor of Arts
Standard period of study (amount)
Overview and admission
Winter Semester only
Area of studyTherapies, Miscellaneous
Dance Therapy, Interdisciplinary Therapy, Basic Dance Skills, Dance Therapy in Clinical Fields of Application, Psychology and Psychotherapy, Supervision
Working with movement and dance in clinical, social, educational and therapeutic fields of work. The Dance Therapy course teaches dance therapy methods for the accompaniment of individual and social development and change processes. Dance therapy makes use of the high therapeutic potential of dance and movement, body perception and artistic expression close to the body. It reaches deep and early layers of human experience through its basic non-verbal experience, expression, interaction and communication. In this way it can reach clients and patients in their experience and invite them into processes of change for whom verbal processing and working through their experiences and concerns is not or not yet suitable. In an exercise-centred setting, dance therapy can promote the creativity, spontaneity, movement competence and authenticity of the clients, strengthen their self-esteem and self-acceptance and improve their social skills. Students are prepared for artistic-therapeutic work in clinical, social, educational and therapeutic fields of work.
The course at MSH Medical School Hamburg is not subject to admission restrictions. Performance, talent, motivation and discipline count more than the grade point average on the certificate. The admission requirements at a glance: - General higher education entrance qualification, subject-specific higher education entrance qualification or entrance qualification for higher education at a university of applied sciences according to Art. 37 HmbHG or - higher education entrance qualification for employed persons according to Art. 38 HmbHG via entrance examination (according to the entrance examination regulations) - Ideally a four-week preliminary internship in a social and health care institution recognised by the MSH - Determination of artistic aptitude in an individual admission procedure, which includes both an artistic-practical part and an interview part.
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