Childhood and Psychoanalysis

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Childhood and Psychoanalysis

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Tutor(s): Dr Steven Groarke
    Assessment: essay (2500 words) [50%], an imaginary case history [50%]
    Prerequisite(s): HE1 compulsory set in CHS, ANS, PSY, SOC, SOA

    Much of our thinking about children and childhood is influenced directly or indirectly by psychoanalysis. This module introduces students, first, to the theories and case studies of Freud, and second, to some of Freud's most important successors. It provides an opportunity for students of Childhood and Society to further their understanding of the psychology of childhood.

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