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MPhil/PhD Counselling & Psychotherapy

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Counselling Skills (General) Psychotherapy

Course type


Course Summary

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. 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.

Different course options

Full time | Goldsmiths, University of London | 4 years | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


4 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should normally have (or expect to be awarded) a taught Masters in a relevant subject area. Students might also be considered for some programmes if they aren’t a graduate or their degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that students have the ability to work at postgraduate level.