UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology

The programme combines psychoanalytic theory of development and inter-family relationships with year-long observations of infants, children and, in some cases, psychotherapists at work with families.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Psychoanalytic perspectives on child development I (infancy); psychoanalytic perspectives on child development ii (toddlerhood and early childhood); psychoanalytic perspectives on child development iii (latency and adolescence); research methods ii (introduction to statistical analysis); an introduction to psychoanalytic theory; the clinical theory of psychoanalysis; observation I (parent infant).
Options: Observation ii (toddler observation); observation iii (observation of a nursery-school aged child).

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, observation exercises, and tutorials. Students are assessed throughout the programme. Assessments include a variety of essays, examinations, observation papers and a research dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 23,020 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7443 2266