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Social Psychology (7125.4)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 1 2021 (Pg Clinical Psychology) Band 2 2021 (Prof Pathway Psychology-After 1 Jan 2021) Band 2 2021 (Prof Pathway Psychology-Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 2 2021 (Standard Course Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Standard Course Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Psychology


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This unit covers key theoretical developments in the field of social psychology, research methodologies, and applications to current social issues within socio-historical contexts. Topics include the self, social cognition, attitudes and behaviour, social influence, stereotyping, prejudice and group processes in diverse groups, 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;

3. Communicate social psychological theory and research; and

4. Apply social psychological theories in reflexive and culturally appropriate ways.

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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