MSc Psychological Therapies Practice and Research (Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Therapy)

 Studies in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Programme structure

The training is structured in blocks of 5 day intensive training which take place termly for the first two years. In between these blocks, students will participate in study groups taking place at locations across the UK. There is also an option for participants who live a long distance from one of these groups to join a number of these sessions of by Skype. Students will undertake their personal therapy, clinical supervision and clinical practice, all requirements of this course, locally.

Block week dates for 2018 start

Block Week 1: Monday 8th October - Friday 12th October 2018

Block Week 2: Monday 11th February - Friday 15th February 2019

Block Week3: Monday 20st May - Friday 24th May 2019


Stage 1

90 credits of compulsory modules

PYCM012 Clinical Seminars and Reflective Practice 15
PYCM051 Psychological Therapies Research Methods 15
PYCM058 Psychodynamic Clinical Practice I 15
PYCM059 Psychodynamic Observation Seminars 30
Psychoanalytic Theory Seminars 15


Stage 2

90 credits of compulsory modules

PYCM001 Psychological Therapies Research Project 60
PYCM061 Psychodynamic Clinical Practice II 15
PYCM062 Contemporary Psychoanalytic Practice and Applications Seminars 15

Please note: Constituent modules may be updated, deleted or replaced as a consequence of the annual programme review.