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Psychoanalytic Studies (M.Phil. / P.Grad.Dip.)

1 year full-time

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Course Director

Dr. John O'Connor

Telephone Number

+353-1-896 3907

 

Website

www.psychology.tcd.ie/postgraduate/psychoanalytic-studies

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Course Description

The Masters of Philosophy in Psychoanalytic Studies offers graduates a thorough introduction to the history, theory and applications in clinical work and in the wider culture of psychoanalysis from Freud to modern writers in this broad field.  The course is of interest to people from a variety of backgrounds, including graduates of psychology, philosophy, and other university programmes, as well mental health professionals, people who work in the fields of the arts, education and health, among others.

The course typically covers areas such as the unconscious in groups, organisations and society, dreams, dreaming and symbolic life, the emotional world of the child, psychoanalysis and art, clinical states of mind and object relations theory.  The content of modules may vary from year to year.  Students are required to complete a thesis on a psychoanalytic theme for submission at the end of the programme.

Course Details

Duration

1 year full-time

Next Intake

September 2019

Closing Date

 30th June 2019

Applications are normally accepted only from persons with a first or upper second class degree (2.1) in an appropriate arts, social science or science subject.

Get In Touch

Course Director

Dr. John O'Connor

Telephone Number

+353-1-896 3907

 

Website

www.psychology.tcd.ie/postgraduate/psychoanalytic-studies