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Psychoanalytic Studies

Trinity College Dublin

12 months
19414 EUR/year
9097 EUR/year
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The Psychoanalytic Studies programme of Trinity College Dublin offers graduates a thorough introduction to the history, theory and applications in clinical work and in the wider culture of psychoanalysis from Freud to modern writers in this broad field.


Course Description

The Psychoanalytic Studies programme of Trinity College Dublin is of interest to people from a variety of backgrounds, including graduates of psychology, philosophy, and other university programmes, as well mental health professionals, people who work in the fields of the arts, education and health, among others.

The course typically covers areas such as the unconscious in groups, organisations and society, dreams, dreaming and symbolic life, the emotional world of the child, psychoanalysis and art, clinical states of mind and object relations theory.  The content of modules may vary from year to year.  Students are required to complete a thesis on a psychoanalytic theme for submission at the end of the programme.

Programme Structure

Modules offered:

  • Psychoanalysis and Art
  • Dreams, Dreaming and Symbolic Life
  • The Emotional World of the Child
  • The Unconscious in Groups, Organisations and Society
  • Object Relations Theory
  • The Mind-Body Question in Psychoanalysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications are normally accepted only from persons with a first or upper second class degree in an appropriate arts, social science or science subject or other subject which provides some basis for this course.
  • All applicants whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English must present qualifications in the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19414 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19414 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9097 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9097 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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