Introduction to the work of Wilfred Bion - online & discussion (September intake, 6.00 - 7.30PM GMT)

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This short course will give you an outline of Bion’s core ideas, their theoretical relevance and applications.


Course Outline

This course can be delivered entirely online or with the option of adding live online study groups. This is the registration page for the online and discussion group option. 

**To book a place on the online only version of the course, please click here.**


Course features

The course consists of short recorded lectures, a transcript of the lectures, study questions, suggested readings and a glossary of terms. 

Students will have access to all of these materials at any time, for the duration of the course.

These features of the course allow students the freedom to follow the course at their own pace. (see 'Course Length' below for more information).


Lecture one: Who was Wilfred Bion 

Lecture two: Bion’s early work with groups 

Lecture three: Bion’s work with patients in psychotic states 

Lecture four: The domain of K 

Lecture five: Bion’s later work 


Here you can watch Mr Chris Mawson introducing his course.


Who is this course for?


Both clinicians and students from a variety of disciplines such as philosophy, medicine, psychology, literature, wanting to expand their knowledge on Bion’s ideas and its applications. Particularly suited for overseas students. There is a Chinese and a Japanese version of the recorded lectures.

Why study with us?

Entry Requirements


There are no academic entry requirements, but you must have the technology necessary to enrol in our Moodle platform, which requires a strong broadband connection.




BPaS certificate for those attending the online plus discussion groups versions of this course.

Course length


3 months - online plus discussion groups (5 lectures and 5 discussion groups). Online live discussion groups times are on Wednesdays 6 - 7.30pm GMT. 

Dates for discussion groups are: 18th Oct, 25th Oct, 1st Nov, 8th Nov, 15 Nov


For discussion groups it is essential that you have a good degree of understanding of English language unless stated otherwise.

**Please note that all course content can be accessed at anytime for the duration of the course.**


**To book a place on the online only version of the courseplease click here to browse the list of intakes.**


Further information



September 1st, 2017 5:00 PM   to   December 1st, 2017 7:00 PM
Online course plus discussion groups & certificate £ 180.00
If selected, only members with the status New, Current or Grace and those that have a website account will be able to register for this event.

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Online course plus discussion groups & certificate £ 180.00