Many excellent universities offer postgraduate courses in dementia studies.
Bradford University provides part-time, distance learning courses specialising in arts and activities.
Canterbury Christ Church University provides focus on arts and health:
Sydney de Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health at Canterbury Christ Church University,http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/Research/Centres/HSCR/Home.aspx, incorporating the Dementia Services Development Centre South East, offers a BSc in Dementia and researches the value of music and other participatory arts activities.
Training for people with dementia and their carers:
Alzheimer’s Society(http://alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=1007) offers training for organisations and carers, and information sheets for individuals.
Dementia UK (www.dementiauk.org/what-we-do/learning-partnerships-and-training) holds training events that include artistic stimulation, for carers of people with dementia.
Training for artists working with dementia:
National Institute for Creative Ageing (Providing Support for People Living with Dementia) http://www.cultureandwellbeing.org.uk/cadn) offers reducational training for artists for dementia.
Postgraduate Arts Psychotherapy Courses:
Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London: MA and PgDip in Drama and Movement Therapy MA ad PgDip..
Goldsmiths, University of London: Art Therapy MA, MRes; Dance Movement Psychotherapy PhD, MPhil.
Guildhall School of Music and Drama: Music Therapy MA.
Institute for Art in Therapy Education, London: Integrative Arts Psychotherapy MA.
Nordoff-Robbins, London: Music Therapy PhD, MPhil, MMT.
Roehampton University: Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA, Dramatherapy MA and PgDip; Music Therapy MA, PgDip,
Anglia Ruskin University: Dramatherapy MP; Music Therapy MA.
Belfast, accredited by University of East London; MSc Art Psychotherapy
Birmingham City University: Art Therapy ‘Art Health and Wellbeing’ MA.
Bristol, University of the West: Dramatherapy MA; Music Therapy MA
Dance Voice, UK: Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA (CCCU).
University of Chester: MA Art Therapy
University of Derby: Art Therapy MA; Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA, Dramatherapy MA.
University of Hertfordshire: Art Therapy MA.
University of Wales, Newport: Art Psychotherapy MA; Music Therapy MA
University of Worcester: Dance Therapy PgDip, PgCert; Dramatherapy MA.
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust and Leeds Metropolitan University: MA Art Therapy
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh: Dance Movement Psychotherapy MSc, Music Therapy MSc.