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.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
|Study abroad||Available to Study Abroad students|
1. Demonstrate understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in social psychology.
2. Understand, apply and evaluate basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis and interpretation.
3. Respect & use critical & creative thinking, sceptical enquiry, and the scientific approach to solve problems related to behaviour and mental processes.
4. Use information in an ethical manner.
5. Communicate effectively in a variety of formats and in a variety of contexts.
6. Understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social and organisational issues.
Recommended Pre/Co-requisites: PSYC11-100 or PSYC11-101; PSYC11-105