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HPS204 - Introduction to Social Psychology

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Enrolment modes:(B, G, W, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1, Trimester 3 (X)

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:J Webb (B)
Prerequisite:HPS111 and HPS121
Incompatible with: HPS674, HPS774
Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 1 x 2 hour tutorial per fortnight

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit covers the main theories and research methods of social psychology. Topics include: ethical issues in social psychology; social knowledge; attribution; nature and measurement of attitudes; changing attitudes; social influence; group processes and decision-making; prejudice; self and identity; affiliation, attraction and love; and prosocial behaviour.

Assessment

Examination (2 hours) 50%, assignment (2000 words) 50%

Prescribed texts

Vaughan, G & Hogg, M 2011, Social Psychology, 6th edn, Prentice-Hall, Sydney

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$706$706$706$2542$2714

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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