University College London

Anna Freud Centre

MSc Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology

Address:

Wates House

22 Gordon Street

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degree Offered:

MSc Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The programme is modular, allowing students maximum flexibility. Students may undertake an MSc or Post Graduate diploma in one year of full-time study, or in two-years of part-time study, or by flexible study where modules can be taken over up to a maximum of five years. Each module has a credit rating, and to be awarded a PG Diploma students must successfully amass 120 credits. For the MSc they need to gain a total of 180 credits. The course has three central components: Theoretical Modules in Child Development and Psychoanalytic Concepts comprising lectures and smaller seminar discussions. Observation Modules based on an observation of an infant and his/her family within the home, and a second observation of young children within a toddler group or nursery school - reported and explored confidentially in small seminar groups. Research Modules on qualitative and quantitative research methodology developing students' ability to critically evaluate claims, theories and evidence in the human sciences, culminating in empirical research work and the completion of a dissertation. Research Modules on qualitative and quantitative research methodology developing students' ability to critically evaluate claims, theories and evidence in the human sciences, culminating in empirical research work and the completion of a dissertation. Voluntary Placements We facilitate voluntary placements at a number of partner charities and organisations. This offers an opportunity to gain first hand, relevant work experience and supervision for students wishing to enrich their experience of working with children. The Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology MSc, run in conjunction with the Anna Freud Centre, provides a foundation for individuals interested in childhood development. The programme uniquely combines theoretical consideration of psychoanalytic perspectives on developmental issues and inter-family relationships with year long observations of infants and children. For further details of this course please see our website. For enquiries relating to this course please contact: anwen.prendergast@annafreud.org

Accreditation:

This course is affiliated with University College London.

International Student Requirements:

The required evidence may be one of the following: 1.Substantial education (minimum twelve months) or work experience (minimum eighteen months) conducted in English in a majority English speaking country and undertaken no more than two years prior to the proposed date of enrolment 2.A recently obtained acceptable English language qualification or test result. The qualification or test result must have been awarded no more than two years prior to the proposed date of enrolment.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 8500 GBP

Out State Tuition (per year): 21700 GBP