Recreation Therapy Courses especially in the areas of Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Dance Therapy, Drama Therapy and Play Therapy are available in some of the UK universities such as Queen Margaret University (Edinburgh), University of Derby, Leeds Metropolitan University, Roehampton University, University of London and University of Chichester.
Art Therapy MSc and Music Therapy MSc programmes are conducted at the Queen Margaret University and University of Derby offers PG Certificate, PG Diploma and MA programmes in Art Therapy. Creative Expressive Therapies in Art BA (Hons),Creative Expressive Therapies in Dance BA (Hons), Creative Expressive Therapies in Drama BA (Hons), Creative Expressive Therapies in Music BA (Hons), Dance Movement Therapy MA and Dramatherapy MA are also available at the University of Derby.
Leeds Metropolitan University conducts a programme, Art Psychotherapy Practice MA while Roehampton University offers Music Therapy MA and Play Therapy MA.
Goldsmiths, University of London conducts several academic programmes as well as one week long training programmes on Recreational Therapy mainly in the areas of Dance Therapy and Art Therapy. Art Psychotherapy MA, Art Psychotherapy M.Phil, Art Psychotherapy MRes, Art Psychotherapy PhD, Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA, Dance Movement Psychotherapy M.Phil and Dance Movement Psychotherapy PhD are some of the post graduate level qualifications awarded by the University of London. Major training programmes conducted at the university include Dance Movement Therapy Summer School , Introduction to Art Therapy Workshop and Introduction to Dance Movement Psychotherapy.
University of Chichester, UK is also popular for courses such as Transpersonal Arts and Practice MA, Transpersonal Arts and Practice PG Certificate and Transpersonal Arts and Practice PG Diploma.
In addition to this, Recreational Therapy programmes are offered at the Cannock Chase Technical College, UK also. These Recreational Therapy programmes are conducted as short term training certificates on Therapeutic Ceramics. Training duration varies from one week to three months.