The Master's in Psychomotricity is a tertiary professional course designed to train psychomotricity therapists in clinical duties (therapy, education, prevention, advice, rehabilitation) and research.
Offering 120 ECTS credits delivered over four semesters, the course is based on three areas of training, with an interdisciplinary focus:
- Theoretical approaches and professional methodology (45 ECTS credits)
- Practical training in the field and clinical approach (45 ECTS credits)
- Applied and clinical research, including master's thesis (30 ECTS credits)
On completing this course, graduates will be able to establish psychomotor diagnoses, define effective and innovative measures to take in complex situations, and lead projects, including with interprofessional collaborations. They will be able to work independently, drawing on their scientific knowledge and high-level professional methodology.
Course organisation and fees
Individuals with no professional social work experience must complete an ‘accredited work experience’ in this area of a minimum of 20 weeks. This can be in any area of support, monitoring and caring for individuals with support needs (social, physical, mental, educational, financial, etc.) on an ongoing or temporary basis, in social work institutions or structures.
Dispositions d’application relatives à l’appréciation des prédispositions professionnelles et à la régulation des admissions en Master of Science HES-SO en Psychomotricité
Most psychomotricity therapists are employed in public and parapublic establishments, such as:
- Childcare centres and after-school clubs
- Medical and psychological services, school healthcare or youth centres
- Schools and specialist education institutions for people with physical or mental disabilities
- Institutions designed for people with personality or behavioural difficulties
- Medical and social centres
- Healthcare institutions (hospitals, psychiatry departments)
- Neighbourhood associations, sociocultural and socioeducational event spaces