Master in Dance Movement Therapy UAB

Department of Clinical Psychology
Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

Studying the Master’s programme

We offer a complete training in DMT with 120 ECTS
that can be realized in three academic years.

Theoretical and experiential module

We offer a 9 ECTS module in DMT
that provides an introduction to the profession.

What is DMT?

TESTIMONIALS

Get to know the profession through dance movement therapists who completed their training at UAB.

Definition of DMT

Is defined as the psychotherapeutic use of movement and dance within a process that promotes the psychophysical growth of the individual. It is based on the connection between movement and emotion and works with the body and its own language.

movement and emotion

A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

DMT is a multidisciplinary approach based on studies
of non-verbal communication, developmental psychology, neuroscience, group dynamics, as well as theories from different psychological orientations.

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS

Graduates in psychology, pedagogy and medicine, dance, etc. Students with other degrees may also be admitted. In both cases, it is necessary to take the introductory course.

l

MANDATORY

An introductory course in Dance Movement Therapy, an oral interview and a movement interview. The ability to read English without excessive difficulty and experience in dance and/or expressive movement will also be an asset.

WE VALUE

The student must undertake a personal psychotherapeutic process during the second and third year of the course (during the period of the clinical placement). The cost of this process is not included in the registration fee.

Academic year

2022/23

INTRODUCTORY
COURSE

Dates:
2/3 July and 10/11 September 2022

For those who are looking into training in DMT: Our introductory workshops are held the 2nd/3rd of July and 10th/11th of September 2022, followed by interviews that may give you the possibility to access the master’s degree.

DMT MASTER’S DEGREE

Last day for enrolment: 8 October 2022
Opening date of the programme: 14th of Octuber 2022

The Master’s Team

Our team, consisting of specialists from the UAB as well as from other international institutions, shares its experience through innovative and varied methodologies.

DIRECTORS

Academic and institutional coordination.

SECRETARY

Contact and logistical information for students.

CENTRAL STAFF TEAM

Formed by teachers who lead experiential learning groups, supervisors who accompany and guide clinical practice, and tutors who guide students in the first two years. This team meets on a regular basis to evaluate and supervise students’ academic and personal development and growth.

TEAM OF LECTURERS

Professionals from the field of DMT and the creative arts therapies, from psychology, psychotherapy and psychiatry.

Pioneering University-based studies

in Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) on a national level.

STUDENTS HAVE TAKEN THE POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA BETWEEN 2006 Y 2021

With the involvement of students from 30 different countries.

In October 2022 we are launching the new module with 9 ECTS which offers a broad introduction to DMT and its pillars and remplaces the postgraduate degree.

STUDENTS HAVE TAKEN THE MASTER’S PROGRAMME BETWEEN 2003 AND 2021

More than 350 experiential shared sessions.

The 1st edition of the master’s (2003/05) was inaugurated in October 2003. On 14th of October 2022, the 19th of the master in DMT will begin.

THE EXPERIENCE

What the Master’s has meant to our students

"Many doors that open even more doors"

ELENA KARAMPOULA

9th cohort of the Master’s

"A very important and potent tool"

LAURA PRATS

6th cohort of the Master’s

"A quite difficult process, but on the other hand a lot of learning"

LLUISA IBIZA

5th cohort of the Master’s

"Very therapeutic and different"

MAX KOPELEIN

9th cohort of the Postgraduate Diploma

"Working with the body, things are more real and one is more present"

IRENE BARÓ

9th cohort of the Master’s

"A change of focus, an opening of viewpoint, contact with the most intimate of me that I had not allowed myself to experience until today"

LAIA ESTREMEIRO

2nd cohort of the Master’s

"A crossroads, a door to the world I want to belong to, a meeting of people I cherish, a collective growth and expansion that resonate"

ANASTASIA DAMOULIANOU

6th cohort of the Master’s

This course has been designed in accordance with

the guidelines of the ADMTE (Asociación Española de Danza Movimiento Terapia) Since 2007 it forms part of ECARTE (European Consortium for the Arts in Education), the European Network for University training courses in Creative Arts Therapies.

UAB CEI |Campus de Excelencia Internacional

UAB is a leading university providing quality teaching in a wide variety of courses that meet the needs of society and are adapted to the new models of the Europe of Knowledge. Our courses provide students with outstanding practical experience, helping them to be better prepared as they enter the professional world. UAB is internationally renowned for its quality and innovation in research. © 2003-22 Master in Dance Movement Therapy - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona