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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 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

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.

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite(s): Nil
Recommended Pre/Co-requisites: PSYC11-100 or PSYC11-101; PSYC11-105

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018