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Social Psychology (7125.3)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Psychology


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  • Semester 2, 2019, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (188330) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (180103) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (164171) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (152056) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (140884) - View

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This unit covers key theoretical developments in the field of social psychology, research methodologies, and applications to current social issues. Topics include the self, social cognition and stereotyping, attitudes and behaviour, social influence, prejudice and group processes, aggression, pro-social behaviour, interpersonal relationships, communication, culture and applied social psychology.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Identify key concepts in social psychology;

2. Critically engage with and analyse social-psychological theories to understand a range of human social behaviour; and

3. Communicate social psychological theory and research.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to four hours per week.


4309 Psychology 101 OR 11399 Understanding People and Behaviour
4310 Psychology 102 OR 10444 Foundations of Psychology



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