Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Undergraduate: Level 6
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 28 June 2024
26 August 2022
Requisites for this module
BA LX5C Therapeutic Communication and Therapeutic Organisations
Students will write a long essay on a subject of their choice relating to the core focus of the TCTO programme, i.e. Therapeutic Communication and Therapeutic Organisations.
The module will enable you
• To demonstrate intellectual independence and originality by choosing your own subject of study and defining its nature and scope
• To experience the process of producing knowledge and conducting independent enquiry in a specific area of interest to you
• To consolidate your written communication and intellectual skills by presenting the results of your research in a clearly written, cogently argued, logically structured and properly referenced way.
• To pull together the learning and experiences from the course and apply them to a topic of your choice
• To develop greater confidence in the flexible application of psychodynamic understanding
By the end of the module students should have:
• Deeper awareness of the theoretical application and relevance of psychodynamic enquiry into areas of interest
• Better capacity to apply learning flexibly
• Knowledge of basic research skills such as literature searches and construction of longer and deeper argument
• Knowledge and application of critical analysis in research
• Developed greater capacity for independent learning
No additional information available.
Four 1 hour seminars taught by staff in collaboration with the people from relevant University services (Talent Development Centre and Library). Towards the end of the Autumn term, all students will have to present their research proposal. From then on, students will be supervised on an individual basis.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
|Long Essay proposal
Exam format definitions
- Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
- In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
- In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
- In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary,
for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.
Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Magda-Agata Schmukalla, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Administrator, 5A.202, telephone 01206 874969, email email@example.com
Dr Anthony John Faramelli
Lecturer in Visual Cultures
Available via Moodle
Of 6 hours, 6 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s), module, or event type.
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