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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
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  • Semester 2, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (140884) - View

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

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate a familiarity with key concepts in social psychology;

2. Apply social-psychological theories to understand a range of human social behaviour; and

3. Communicate social psychological theory and research both orally and in writing.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to four hours per week.


4309 Psychology 101 OR 11399 Understanding People and Behaviour AND
4310 Psychology 102
OR Permission of the unit convener.



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