HPS304 - Social Psychology (Advanced)


2025 unit information

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

Social Psychology (Human Relationships)



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: HPS784
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 lecture (online) per week
1 x 2 hour seminar (campus) per fortnight (week 2, 4, 6 ,8, & 10)

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1 hour lecture (online) per week
1 x 2 hour seminar (online) per fortnight (week 2, 4, 6, 8, & 10)


In this unit, students will gain an understanding of advanced and current topics in social psychology. Students will learn about topics such as: interpersonal relationships, social identity, intergroup relationships, inequality, politics and collective action. The unit is intended to extend students' understanding of the basic social psychology concepts taught in HPS204 Social Psychology and their understanding of current areas of research and debate in the field of social psychology. This unit has a strong emphasis on developing novel research questions and designs. Students will also learn to work collaboratively with their peers and provide/receive peer feedback.

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