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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

We offer research supervision in the following fields: trauma, memory and the unconscious; fantasies of the social, myths of the nation; race and racism; geopsychoanalysis and postcolonial theory; agency, affect, emotion; generationality, age, and childhood; sexuality, normativity, and queer theory; group and institutional dynamics; art, aesthetics, image, and creativity; collectivity, protest, and political ideology; subjectivity, intimacy, and personal life; history of psychoanalysis and Jungian analysis; critical psychosocial theory; mental health and well-being; death, mourning, melancholia; psychosocial methodology; psychosocial theories and conceptual analysis; refugee studies.

Our graduates go on to several different destinations, including further study and training, or further academic research work. Many of our students are already professionals so return to their existing fields with deeper understanding of their work, increasing their potential for promotion and leadership in their existing or new roles.

Your future

Our graduates go on to several 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 study with us to deepen their understanding of their work.

Application deadline

17 September 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 16,230per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    107 50%

    93rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    44th

    22

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