Courses & Units

Social Psychology PSY207

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

The lectures examine aspects of overt social behaviour, such as two-person encounters, behaviour in small and large groups and inter-group 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; pro-social behaviour; and prejudice. Practicals provide experience in social psychological research, placing an emphasis on the areas covered in lectures, and the applied nature of social psychology is emphasised throughout the unit.

Summary

Unit name Social Psychology
Unit code PSY207
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

Emily Lowe-Calverley

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090701 $1,812.00 $850.00 993$993.00 $2,445.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any College

Mutual Exclusions

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

KHA207

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online modules: 2 hours x 12 weeks

Practical: 2 hours x 5 weeks

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Group Presentation, Weight 35%

Assessment Task 2: Reflection, max. 1200 words: Weight 20%

Assessment Task 3: Research Proposal, 1500 words: Weight 45%

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Textbooks

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