20 credits at level HE6
To develop detailed, critical understanding of the theory and practice of psychoanalytic models of therapy, utilising examples from individual development within a social context.
Psychoanalysis & Social Relations
Psychoanalytic Concepts & Models (1) Freud
Psychoanalytic Concepts & Models (2) Melanie Klein
Psychoanalytic Concepts & Models (3) British Object Relations
Psychoanalytic Concepts & Models (4) Jacques Lacan
Clinical Applications - Psychoanalysis & Psychopathology
Gender & Psychoanalysis
Psychoanalysis & The Self
Psychoanalytic Theory, Groups & Organisations
Psychoanalysis, Race & Culture
Psychoanalysis & Conflict
TThis is a standard 14 week module consisting of 12 weeks of teaching, a study/ revision week followed by an end of module exam in week 14. Teaching sessions consist of up to two, 1 hour lectures followed by either workshops or seminars. Workshops enhance student learning by linking theory and application and the use of small group discussion. Seminars will include selected in-depth papers or video material on topics generated by students relevant to the module. Students will be expected to prepare and make presentations within the seminars. The essay will focus on topics from weeks 1 to 6. The time-limited assessment will focus on topics from sessions 7 to 12.
Learning outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 will be assessed by an essay and a 3 hour time-limited assessment.
Module time allocations are:
Class contact = 36 hours
Time limited assessment = 3 hours
Private study = 161 hours (to include recommended reading, independent study, preparation of coursework and revision).
TOTAL = 200 hours
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||demonstrate a systematic understanding of a variety of psychoanalytic theories and their application to a range of issues||can identify and give appropriate examples from the relevant literature|
|2.||demonstrate a critical understanding of the inter-relationship between social and psychodymanic issues||show an awareness of the impact of social inequalities on psychodynamic processes.|
|3.||demonstrate a systematic understanding of a variety of psychoanalytic theories and their application to a range of issues||can identify and give appropriate examples from the relevant literature|
|4.||students will be able to demonstrate a critical awareness of the interrelationship between intrapsychic and social processes||to provide an example from adult relationships and to discuss how theory relates to this|
|5.||Demonstrate knowledge of key psychoanalytic paradigms||Make an informed evaluation of key psychoanalytic models|
|6.||Demonstrate theoretical understanding of intra-psychic processes||Show an awareness of the theoretical application of psychoanalytic principles to human relationships|
|7.||Formulate and defend an argument||Evaluate evidence in favour of and against a specific viewpoint.|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||2000 word essay||3 hour unseen examination|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
No restrictions apply.
Bateman, A., & Holmes, J. (1995) Introduction to Psychoanalysis: Contemporary Theory and Practice London: Routledge.
Elliott, A. (1999) Social Theory & Psychoanalysis in Transition. (2nd ed) London: Free Association.
Frosh, S. (1989) Psychoanalysis and Psychology: Minding the Gap. London: Macmillan Education. (Out of print but available in Library)
Greenberg, J.R., & Mitchell, S.A. (1983) Object Relations in Psychoanalytic Theory. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.
Kareem, J. & Littlewood, R. (Eds) (1992) Intercultural Therapy: Themes, Interpretations and Practice. London: Blackwell Scientific Publications.
Malan, D.H. (1979) Individual Psychotherapy and the Science of Psychodynamics. London: Butterworths.
Mama, A. (1995) Beyond the Masks: Race, Gender and Subjectivity. London: Routledge.
Sandler, J., Dare, C., & Holder, A. (1973) The Patient and the Analyst. London: Allen & Unwin.
Segal, J. (1985) Phantasy in Everyday Life: A Psychoanalytical Approach to Understanding Ourselves. Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books.
Seu, I.B. (ed) (2000) Who Am I?: The Ego and the Self in Psychoanalysis. London: Rebus Press.
Seu, I.B., & Heenan, M.C. (eds) (1998) Feminism & Psychotherapy: Reflections on Contemporary Theories and Practices. London: Sage.
|Host Subject Group:||Psychology and Life Sciences|
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