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PSYC12-325: Social Psychology

Description

This subject deals with the influence of groups and social settings on beliefs and actions. It provides a treatment of the process of social influence in conformity, attitude change, social stereotypes, social attributions, and conflict and decision-making. This subject develops a critical thinking perspective on issues and findings in social psychology.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodePSYC12-325
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,010
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,260

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in social psychology.
2. Comprehend and apply a broad and coherent body of knowledge of Psychology, with depth of understanding of underlying principles, theories and concepts in the discipline, using a scientific approach.
3. Analyse and critique theory and research in the discipline of Psychology and communicate these in written and oral formats.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate values and ethics in Psychology.
5. Demonstrate self-directed pursuit of scholarly inquiry in Psychology.
6. Demonstrate interpersonal skills.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

All Psychology programs are accredited in the sequence presented and designed to provide students with learning and graduate outcomes in line with APAC accreditation standards. In order to meet these outcomes, students in the Undergraduate program should complete PSYC11, then PSYC12, and finally PSYC13 subjects in the order sequenced.

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021