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Undergraduate | SWI-PSY20016 | 2023

Social Psychology

Unpack the way that individuals and groups interact within society. Examine individuals, groups and communities to develop an understanding of research methods, critical evaluation and contemporary issues in social psychology. 

Study method
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Start dates
27 Feb 2023,
28 Aug 2023
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

Social Psychology

About this subject

  • Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:

    • Evaluate the main theoretical perspectives and research methodologies adopted by social psychologists;
    • Critically examine social psychological theories and research findings;
    • Demonstrate public speaking skills, and the ability to work in a team;
    • Evaluate research ethics, particularly in the context of experimental designs;
    • Apply scientific writing skills and advanced statistical techniques in the context of social psychology.

Entry requirements

Prior study

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

  • SWI-PSY10005 (Not currently available)

  • SWI-STA10003-Foundations of Statistics (no longer available)

and one of

  • SWI-PSY10003 (Not currently available)

  • SWI-PSS110 (Not currently available)

  • SWI-PSY10007 (Not currently available)

and one of

  • SWI-PSY10004 (Not currently available)

  • SWI-PSS120 (Not currently available)

  • SWI-PSY10008 (Not currently available)


Do not enrol into this subject if you have successfully completed PSY30009.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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