HPS204 - Introduction to Social Psychology
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
|Incompatible with:||HPS674, HPS774|
I x 1 hour class per week and 1 x 2 hour seminar per fortnight
You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
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 task 1: Examination (2 hours) 50%
Assessment task 2: Assignment (2000 words) 50%
Vaughan, G & Hogg, M 2014, Social Psychology WITH MYPSYCHLAB, 7th edn, Prentice-Hall, Sydney
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.