Taught course

Systemic Psychotherapy

Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust · Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
PhD by taught

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to: hold an MSc in Systemic psychotherapy or its equivalent, and will have carried out research at Masters level; need to submit your previous Masters level dissertation; be interviewed prior to being accepted on to the course; need to provide three references (one referee should be the research supervisor of the Masters research work).

Months of entry


Course content

This exciting part-time Doctorate programme enables qualified family systemic therapists to carry out in-depth research and make an original contribution to the field. This is a lively, interactive and well-supported programme offering participation in a stimulating research community, taught by highly experienced systemic psychotherapist-researchers, with a very successful completion record.

This programme is highly relevant to the further development of your thinking and practice, and many employers support individuals on this course to conduct research as a valuable contribution to the work of their service.

This course is for qualified systemic psychotherapists.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please see information on fees and funding for Tavistock and Portman students on our website.

Qualification and course duration

PhD by taught

part time
48 months

Course contact details

Katie Oliver
+44 (0)20 8938 2213 / 2214