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  Psychoanalytic Studies (MA)


Online Birkbeck, University of London    School of Social Sciences

Full time & Part time October MA 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Psychology (31)

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Are you fascinated by the intricacies of the human mind? The MA Psychoanalytic Studies programme at Birkbeck offers a captivating journey into the origins, history, and applications of psychoanalysis. Delve into the thought-provoking world of psychoanalytic theory and its impact on society, exploring topics such as social and political concerns, gender and sexuality, racism, and postcolonialism. Taught by renowned academics, this flexible programme allows you to study on campus, online, or through a combination of both. With a diverse range of entry requirements, including relevant professional experience, this programme offers an exceptional opportunity to deepen your understanding of psychoanalysis and its relevance in today's world.

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The MA Psychoanalytic Studies allows you to study the origins of psychoanalysis, its history over its first 120 years of life, its main ideas and their applications, both within and outside the therapeutic context, and in particular how it has been taken up and contested in different social and cultural

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Entry Requirements

At least a second-class honours degree (2:2), or equivalent, in any discipline relevant to the course, including most humanities and social science disciplines, such as psychology, history, English, languages, sociology, politics, philosophy and cultural studies.

In exceptional circumstances, you will be considered if you do not meet this criterion but have substantial relevant professional experience (for example, in teaching, journalism, social work, counselling and psychotherapy, mediation, development work) and can demonstrate through interview and a written assignment that you have the required academic abilities to complete a Master's-level course.




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