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Full time & Part time October Research Only, MA 1 Year Full Time / 2 Years Part Time
Psychology (31)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with our MA (by Dissertation) in Refugee Care programme. Delve into the realm of refugee care through research, integrating a therapeutic approach and psychosocial perspective for impactful work with asylum seekers and refugees. Our esteemed graduates progress to diverse paths, from advanced studies in psychoanalysis to enhancing their current professional roles. As a student, you will benefit from dedicated supervision guiding you through each research phase, ensuring a rich learning experience. Our department boasts top rankings for international outlook and sociology, reflecting our commitment to excellence. Access cutting-edge facilities, including the Albert Sloman Library and strong NHS connections for practical placements. To join this prestigious programme, a strong Masters degree in a related field and a compelling research proposal are prerequisites. Be prepared for an interview to showcase your research acumen and a DBS Check for course completion. Elevate your career and deepen your expertise with us.

About the course

We offer supervision in refugee care, allowing you to undertake research that introduces a therapeutic dimension and psychosocial perspective to your work with asylum seekers and/or refugees.

Our graduates go on to a number of different destinations, including further study and training in psychoanalysis, Jungian analysis, or psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Many of our students are already professionals, clinical and non-clinical, so return to their existing fields, either in jobs or further training, and use their time with us to deepen their understanding.

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Entry Requirements

You will need a good Masters degree, or equivalent, in a related discipline. A well-developed research proposal is also essential.

You will normally be required to attend an interview/Skype interview for acceptance, and acceptance is subject to research expertise in the department.

Successful completion of the course is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check (carried out by your placement provider).

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Get in touch with any questions you may have about the qualifications we accept.

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Where will I study?

Where is University of Essex


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