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Psychoanalytic Studies (MPhil/PhD), Ph. D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #351 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
This course is offered on both a full- and part-time basis. Your research may be clinically and/or theoretically focused in the fields of psychoanalysis, analytical psychology and psychodynamic counselling.

Overview

We welcome applications for PhD research from all suitably qualified students from many backgrounds.

This might mean that your previous educational and research background may be in fields such as the arts, film and theatre, literature, history or clinical psychotherapeutic or medical practice.

Students may be supervised jointly by a departmental academic and one from a further discipline if the subject requires.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Current and past research topics involve:

  • the relationship between psychotherapy and time
  • the use of mindfulness in combination with psychodynamic techniques with obsessional patients
  • the 'bride in white'
  • the contemporary status of Freud’s classical theories.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Details of your education history, including the dates of all exams/assessments
  • The email address of your referee who we can request a reference from, or alternatively an electronic copy of your academic reference
  • Contact details of a second referee
  • A personal statement – this can either be uploaded as a Word Document or PDF, or completed online
  • If available, an electronic copy of your educational transcript 
  • Details of your research proposal

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14330 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14330 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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