PSYC200 Social PsychologyUpdated: 21 January 2020
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
Social psychology is the scientific investigation of how social contexts shape our thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. This unit takes an evidence-based approach to social psychology, surveying a range of theories and the evidence for them. Topics covered include: social cognition, social perception, the self, justification, conformity, attitudes and attitude change, group behaviour, prejudice, and applied social psychology. The unit builds on introductory psychology and includes an assignment that involves reading and interpreting published research papers in psychology.
Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: