Introduction to Social Psychology

Description

  • Concepts and methods
  • The self
  • Attitudes and persuasion
  • Groups, Norms, and Conformity
  • Perceiving individuals
  • Perceiving groups
  • Social identity
  • Aggression and conflict
  • Helping and cooperation
  • Liking and loving

Delivery

  • 10 one-hour lectures
  • 2 hours of workshops
  • 2 hours of exam review
  • 1 hour of drop in time

Assessment

  • Examination (95% – half mcq and half essay) 
  • Tutorial-Linked Mini Essay (5%)

Please note that the format of papers in the supplementary examinations may differ from the equivalent main examination paper or class test. Re-sit and deferral students should check the details of the assessment format of supplementary examinations with the Module Leader.

Key skills

  • Written communication 
  • Gathering information 
  • Organisation and planning
  • Critical thinking 
  • Team work