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  Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies (Non-Clinical) MSc

University College London    Faculty of Brain Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time, 5 years flexible
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Unleash your potential with the MSc in Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies (Non-Clinical) at UCL. Delve into the depths of psychoanalytic theory with a curriculum steeped in the works of Sigmund Freud and diverse British and international traditions. This academic programme offers a comprehensive exploration of psychoanalytic paradigms, bridging theory with clinical practice under the guidance of expert clinicians. Gain a solid foundation in psychoanalysis, child development, psychopathology, and cultural applications while honing your independent research skills. The programme's unique blend of theoretical rigour and clinical relevance opens doors to diverse career paths, from formal clinical training to academic pursuits. Benefit from networking opportunities with practicing clinicians and alumni, and engage in a vibrant academic community at the Psychoanalysis Unit. Join a programme that not only shapes your career but also nurtures your intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills. Entry requirements include a second-class Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification. Embark on a transformative journey in psychoanalytic studies at UCL.

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This MSc gives students a grounding in the nature, history, content and context of psychoanalytic theory, as used by practising psychoanalysts. It provides a comprehensive introduction to current psychoanalytic thinking, rooted in the history and development of ideas and with attention to the application of psychoanalytic ideas to other fields.

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This programme provides you with a solid foundation of understanding of the medical and cultural context in which psychoanalysis began, through to contemporary clinical and theoretical perspectives.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree in any subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £15,100
Part-time: £7,550

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £34,400
Part-time: £17,200

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