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Undergraduate | MAQ-PSYX3333 | 2024

Social Interaction in the Modern World

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
18 weeks

Start dates

  • 19 Feb 2024
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About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to

    1. Explain contemporary issues in social interaction from a psychological perspective with reference to relevant literature.
    2. Critically analyse the strengths and weaknesses of competing theories and explanations for issues in the field of social interaction.
    3. Explain the strengths and limitations of traditional and modern research methods and analyses used in research on social interaction.
    4. Apply the relevant literature in order to demonstrate how one’s own cultural and social background, beliefs and experiences influence one’s own social behaviour.
    5. Clearly communicate a critical appraisal of competing approaches to the study of social interaction from a theoretically and scientifically informed perspective.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • MAQ-PSY-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Psychology

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:


Pre-requisite: PSYU2234 or PSYX2234 or PSYU234 or PSYX234 NCCW (2020 and onwards): PSYU3333 Social Interaction in the Modern World

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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Student feedback

5 student respondents between: 02 Nov - 17 Nov 2022.

80%of students felt the study load was manageable

80%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Bachelor of Psychology