Unit

School Of Psychology

Social PsychologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101683.4

Discipline: BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Craig Mcgarty


Assumed Knowledge
Basic understanding of core concepts of personality, social and developmental psychology


Equivalent Units
100020 - Social and Developmental Psychology

Prerequisite
100013 Experimental Design and Analysis

This pre-requisite will not apply to students enrolled in course codes 1630 Graduate Diploma in Psychological Studies or 1793 Bachelor of Science, Criminology and Psychological Studies.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
The online version of this unit is only available to students enrolled in 1793 Bachelor of Science, Criminology and Psychological Studies.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  Craig Mcgarty  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  Craig Mcgarty  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  Craig Mcgarty  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 WSU Online Trimester 3  Yes  WSU Online - ONLINE  David-Jack Fletcher  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Social psychology is the study of human behaviour and mental processes in their social context. Social psychology examines social behaviour and social thinking using scientific psychological research methods. This unit considers both classic and recent theories, research and applications in core areas of social psychology such as: attitudes, stereotyping and prejudice, social cognition, group processes, cross-cultural and indigenous psychology, and social influence. Emphasis is placed upon the role of contemporary research and theory in increasing our understanding of social phenomena and the relevance of this to everyday life.


Courses
1500.6Bachelor of PsychologyCONTINUING
1500.8Bachelor of PsychologyCONTINUING
1500.9Bachelor of PsychologyCONTINUING
1630.2Graduate Diploma of Psychological StudiesCURRENT
1651.7Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
1651.8Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CURRENT
1655.7Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.8Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.9Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1696.4Bachelor of CommunicationCURRENT
1705.1Bachelor of Psychological Studies (exit only)CONTINUING
1706.1Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.2Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.3Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.4Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
1708.3Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CONTINUING
1708.5Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CURRENT
1711.1Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)CONTINUING
1711.2Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)CURRENT
1736.2Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1793.1Bachelor of Science, Criminology and Psychological StudiesCONTINUING
1808.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1808.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1818.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
1818.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
1822.1Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1822.2Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1822.3Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1834.1Bachelor of PsychologyCONTINUING
1835.2Bachelor of Psychological Studies (exit only)CURRENT
1842.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1865.1Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)CURRENT
2537.10Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2537.12Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2537.8Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2786.2Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
2786.3Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
3763.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6005.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6017.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12)CURRENT
6019.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
6019.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CURRENT
6037.1Diploma in Business/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
6037.2Diploma in Business/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT


Specialisations

KT1000.1PsychologyCURRENT
M1040.1PsychologyCONTINUING
M1110.1Psychological StudiesCURRENT
SM1115.1Psychological StudiesCURRENT




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