Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This course is offered on both a full' and part'time basis. Your research may be clinically and/or theoretically focused in the fields of psychoanalysis, analytical psychology and psychodynamic counselling.

We welcome applications for PhD research from all suitably qualified students from many backgrounds.

This might mean that your previous educational and research background may be in fields such as the arts, film and theatre, literature, history or clinical psychotherapeutic or medical practice.

Current and past research topics involve:

' the relationship between psychotherapy and time

' the use of mindfulness in combination with psychodynamic techniques with obsessional patients

' the 'bride in white'

' the contemporary status of Freud’s classical theories.

Students may be supervised jointly by a departmental academic and one from a further discipline if the subject requires.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £4,260 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £13,910 Overseas Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
3 years
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £4,260 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £13,910 Overseas Fees
4 years
Part Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil

Qualifications required:

  • You should normally have (or expect to be awarded) a taught Masters in a relevant subject area.
  • You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.
  • If English isn’t your first language you will require IELTS 6.5 with a 6.5 in writing and no element lower than 6.0.