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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Social Behaviour and Social Influence

Enrolment code: KHB207/307

Offered: Distance education: semester 2 [by internet]

Special note: Behavioural Science (non-accredited) elective unit; attendance at workshops is required

Unit description:

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, are also presented. Laboratories are an introduction to social psychological research, placing an emphasis on the areas covered in 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 12 lectures, 3x6-hr workshops Timetable
Prerequisites (KHA101 and KHA102 ) or (HGP101 and HGP102) or KHA100  
Mutual exclusions HGP207, KHA207, KHA307  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in June (40%), assignments totalling 2,000 words (60%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Vaughan GM & Hogg MA, Inbtroduction to Social Psychology, 2nd edn, ISBN 0724806695 Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Behavioural Science  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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