Pre-requisites: PSY1001


Aims/Description: The module continues from the linked first year social psychology module, Social Psychology 1 to cover specific social psychological topics in greater detail and depth. Lectures cover key theories and empirical research in social psychology. Lecture activities provide opportunities for applying social psychological theory and empirical research to explain or solve real world issues.

Restrictions on availability: Limited to Psychology students. Human Communication students may also take this unit by special arrangement.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Psychology):

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