Courses & Units

Social Psychology KHA207

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

This is an intermediate level core unit in the Psychology major

Introduction

The lectures examine aspects of overt social behaviour, such as two-person encounters, behaviour in small and large groups, and intergroup relations. Research in social cognition, which studies people's perceptions and interpretations of the social world, will also be presented. Lecture topics include: attribution theory, decision making and social dilemmas, social aspects of emotion, the development and measurement of attitudes, aggression and pro-social behaviour and prejudice. Practicals provide experience in social psychological research, placing an emphasis on the areas covered in the lectures.

Summary

Unit name Social Psychology
Unit code KHA207
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

Mr Peter Tranent (Launceston),  Dr Ben Schüz (Hobart)

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,207.00 090701

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • KHA307, KHA200, KHA228/328, KHA210, KHA301, KHA310, KHA313, KHB207, KHB307

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus enrolment:   2-hr lecture (13 weeks) and 2-hr lab class weekly (10 weeks)                 Off-campus enrolment: 13 weekly online modules (equivalent to four contact hours per week)

Assessment

2-hr Exam (40%), Assignments totalling 2,500 words (60%)

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Textbooks

Required

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