HPS304 - Social Psychology (Human Relationships)


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

The Social Psychology of Relationships





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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 2 hour class (online) per fortnight
1 x 2 hour seminar (campus) per fortnight

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 2 hour class (online) per fortnight
1 x 2 hour seminar (online) per fortnight


In 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.

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