HPS204 - Human Social Behaviour


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




Incompatible with:

HPS674, HPS774

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour face-to-face class per week. 1 x 2-hour face-to-face seminar per fortnight

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour recorded class per week. 1 x 2-hour online seminar per fortnight


This Unit covers the main theories and research methods of social psychology.  Topics include: research methods and ethical issues in social psychology; social cognition; attribution; nature and measurement of attitudes; changing attitudes; conformity and social change; group processes and decision-making; prejudice and intergroup behaviour; culture; self and identity; aggression; attraction and close relationships; and prosocial behaviour.

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