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Social Psychology

Enrolment code: KHA207/307

Offered: not offered in 2003

Special note: This is an elective unit, which may be studied at the 200 level or 300 level.

Unit description:

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.

Staff Mr PJ Tranent For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2x1-hr lectures, 2-hr lab class weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites (KHA101 and KHA102 ) or KHA100 or (HGP101 and HGP102)  
Corequisites KHA201  
Mutual exclusions KHA200, KHA228/328, KHA210, KHA301, KHA310, KHA313, KHB207, KHB307  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in June (50%), assignments totalling 2,500 words (50%). Satisfactory performance in the lab component is required for a full pass Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Vaughan GM & Hogg MA, Introduction to Social Psychology, 3rd edn, ISBN 1740095871 Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Psychology  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Bachelor of Commerce (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Science (See also combined degrees)
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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