HPS304 - The Social Psychology of Relationships
(B, G, X)
|Unit chair:||G Karantzas (B)|
|Contact hours:||1 x 2 hour lecture per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per fortnight|
Note:Online teaching methods require computer access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
ContentIn this unit students will gain an advanced understanding of social psychological research into interpersonal relationships processes. Students will learn about various topics such as: attachment and attitudinal processes, the formation and dissolution of relationships, emotions and prosocial behaviour in relationships, aggression and interpersonal hostility. Concurrently the unit will extend students' understanding of some major debates that have shaped the study of relationships and interpersonal processes.
Tutorial participation 15%, written assignment (1500 words) 35%, examination (2 hours) 50%
Prescribed textsFletcher, GJO & Clark, MS 2001, Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Interpersonal processes, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* 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
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