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Jungian and Post-Jungian Studies, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Whether you are looking to train as a Jungian analyst or psychotherapist, or learn the skills to carry out research in a related area of analytical psychology, our unique and internationally acclaimed Jungian and Post-Jungian Studies course offered by the University of Essex will give you a deep academic grounding in Jungian and post-Jungian theory and practice.

About

By doing the Jungian and Post-Jungian Studies course offered by the University of Essex, you will develop key employability skills including thinking analytically, essay-writing, research methods in analytical psychology and a broader understanding of depth psychological thinking, applicable to clinical and academic work. Our course could lead you to study for a PhD in psychoanalytic studies/Jungian and Post-Jungian Studies or to work in a clinical or non-clinical setting.

Topics covered on the course include:

  • The history of analytical psychology
  • Intellectual precursors to, and influences on, Jung's psychology
  • Key Jungian and Post-Jungian texts
  • The role and place of mythology in Jung's thinking
  • Jung's psychology of religion
  • Central Jungian concepts, their clinical utility and their relevance in a contemporary context
  • The applicability of Jung's thought to other academic disciplines
  • The utility of Jung's psychology to understanding culture and society

Your future

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 study with us to deepen their understanding of their work.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Key Texts of C G Jung
  • Jung in Contexts: Historical, Philosophical, Cultural
  • Key Concepts in Jungian and Post-Jungian Analytical Psychology: Year 2
  • Selected Applications of Analytical Psychology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: There is no application deadline but we recommend that you apply before 1 July for our taught courses starting in October.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • We will consider applications with an overall grade of 2:2 and above, and those with requisite experience in the field on a case-by-case basis. 
  • With your online application you must submit a personal statement; this should detail the reasons for wanting to study the course, including any relevant experience (work or voluntary) that may support your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    17040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17040 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    7940 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7940 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Part-time:
  • Home/EU fee: £3,970
  • International fee: £8,520

Living costs for Colchester

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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