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Bournemouth University: Political Psychology

Institution Bournemouth University View institution profile
Department Department of Corporate and Marketing Communications
Web https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/postgraduate
Email futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Telephone 01202 961916
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Summary

This course offers a unique opportunity to study how psychological insights can throw light on politics. The course covers the roots of political violence, propaganda, the appeal of political ideologies, effective political leadership and much more.

Why study MA Political Psychology at BU?

  • Learn from academics with a wide range of expertise covering the broad spectrum of political psychology and political communication

  • Become well versed in some of the most pervasive issues that shape the parameters for today’s politics

  • Attend the Association for Psychosocial Studies (APS) reading groups and lectures with speakers from a range of perspective on key political issues

  • Engage in research and projects alongside staff and students across the Faculty of Media & Communication

  • Join events organised by the two Resreach Centres – The study of Conflict, Emotion & Social Justice (CESJ) and the Centre for Comparative Politics and Media Research (CPMR), students can attend presentations of ongoing research by their members and guest speakers, and contribute to the discussions.

Benefit from regular conferences, public lectures and workshops in Bournemouth and beyond

Previous examples include Professor Candida Yate's inaugural professorial lecture, conferences organised by BU and the Freud Museum with screenwriter Andrew Davies (House of Cards), renowned professor of History from New York Eli Zaretsky and Baroness Hollins.

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