University of Essex

Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies

Psychoanalytic Studies (research)


Wivenhoe Park

Wivenhoe Park

Colchester, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Psychoanalytic Studies (research)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

We offer research supervision in the following fields: child development; conceptual analysis; creativity; gender; group and institutional dynamics; history of psychoanalysis (including Jungian analysis); Jungian thought; philosophical issues in psychoanalysis; psychoanalysis and the arts; psychoanalysis and education; psychoanalysis and religion; psychoanalytic methodology in clinical and non-clinical fields, especially politics and sociology; psychoanalytic theory (eg Freudian, Kleinian, Jungian, object-relations and group theory); psychosis; refugee studies; and trauma and violence. Our graduates go on to a number of different destinations, including further study and training in psychoanalysis, Jungian analysis, or psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Many of our students are already professionals, clinical and non-clinical, so return to their existing fields, either in jobs or further training, and use their time with us to deepen their understanding of their work.


Postgraduate study qualification from the University of Essex.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City

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