|Department of Counselling and Psychology Course Outline|
|Course Title||Psychoanalytic Concepts|
|Number of Credits||3|
|Duration of Weeks||15|
|Contact Hours Per Week||2 hours Lecture; 1 hour Tutorial|
This course aims to introduce the historical development, basic concepts and techniques of psychoanalysis to students. Students are required to critically reflect upon the dialogues between psychoanalysis and other schools of psychology in a variety of areas including structures of the mind, psychic development, dreams, psychopathology, psychotherapy, sexuality, and culture. Empirical findings relevant to the issues under enquiry will also be introduced.
|Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOS)||
After completing the course, students should be able to:
1. trace the historical development of psychoanalysis;
2. identify the different theoretical emphases between the prominent schools of psychoanalysis;
3. critically assess the important issues and controversies raised by different schools;
4. critically reflect upon the empirical findings related to the issues in psychoanalysis;
5. identify terminologies and rhetorical styles used by psychoanalytic writers.
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