MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
BA Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies options

Final Year, Component 06

Option from list or outside option
Mentoring and Supervision

This module is designed to enable you to take up a mentoring or supervisory role in your organisation by equipping you with theoretical understanding of the dynamics of that role, and by considering in depth your mentoring or supervision of a colleague or peer over 5 weeks. You can also practice mentoring in workshops and gain valuable feedback to improving your skills.

Counselling Skills with Children and Adolescents - Theory

The aim of this module is to develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles of psychodynamic counselling and provide you with a grasp of the key skills useful in supportive work with children and adolescents. You will also deepen your understanding of the dynamics of relationships and encounters between staff and children/adolescents.

Dream, Myth, and Magic

In this module, you’ll explore three interrelated phenomena – dream, myth, and magic – that emerge at the intersection of the conscious and unconscious mind. Each was deeply involved, explicitly or implicitly, in the development of depth psychology, and each continues to be a site of reflection and controversy within the field.

Mass Media and Modern Life

What impact has the printed press had on our social and cultural life? What about radio, cinema, TV and recorded music? And how important is all this in the light of new technological advancements? Examine the development of our mass media culture, from the nineteenth century to the present day.

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