UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies (non-clinical)

This programme gives students a grounding in the nature, history, content and context of psychoanalytic theory, as used by practising psychoanalysts. It provides a comprehensive introduction to current psychoanalytic thinking, rooted in the history and development of ideas and with attention to the application of psychoanalytic ideas to other fields.

Entry requirements

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

Course modules

Core modules: Fundamentals of psychoanalytic theory; major schools of psychoanalysis; core psychoanalytic theory; applications of psychoanalysis.

Assessment methods

Student performance is assessed through unseen written examination, coursework in the form of essays, and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,550 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Variable - 5 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 1899