Kingston University

Kingston University


This course is based on a structured study of the fundamental texts of Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis. It provides a foundation for doctoral research in clinical psychoanalysis or psychoanalysis applied to other fields such as literature and philosophy, film and media.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree (or above) or its equivalent in a relevant or related subject (including but not limited to philosophy, psychology, literature, politics, film, media and cultural studies, fine art and visual culture, modern languages). Applicants with other kinds of qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with special conditions in all elements.

Course modules

Modules include: Psychoanalytical case studies; psychoanalytical theory; critical and cultural theory: identity and representation; Freud and Lacan delivered and assessed in english; gender and sexuality; gender and sexuality in contemporary cinema; plasticity and form; psychoanalysis and media

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on essays and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

Key information

Applicant Services
Telephone number: 
0844 855 2177