Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Psychodynamics of Human Development

This programme provides an understanding of human development through the theoretical and clinical issues raised by infant observation, work study seminars and through psychoanalytic and Jungian analytic theories. This includes recent research in child development and contemporary issues in psychodynamic or Jungian analytic theory. For the MSc, you will also be taught research methods and will complete an empirical or theoretical dissertation. This course is designed to provide: Professional and personal development for those working in settings such as community care, counselling, social services, primary care, mental health and education; a foundation, including accredited infant observation, for those considering psychotherapy training; fulfilment of the entry requirements for a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Doctorate.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time October 2017 - 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time October 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Bloomsbury WC1E 7HX South East

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Department of Psychosocial Studies
Telephone number: 
020 3073 8045