This is an intermediate level core unit in the Psychology major
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.
|Unit name||Social Psychology|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,445.00||090701|
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(KHA111 and KHA112) or PSY111.
2-hr lecture (13 weeks) and 2-hr lab class weekly (10 weeks)
2-hr Exam (40%), Assignments totalling 2,500 words (60%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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