Social and Community Psychology
Your upfront cost: $0
Subjects may require attendance
- 20 Sep 2021
The University of South Australia, UniSA, is ranked in the top 10 universities nationally and amongst the very best young universities in the world. They offer over 200 world-class degrees that are informed by industry and delivered with a highly practical approach to teaching and learning. In fact, they are South Australia’s number one university for graduate careers. They are a valuable partner with Open Universities Australia.
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Analyse a range of social psychological theories and their implications.
- Demonstrate a critical, empirical approach to the analysis of social and community behaviour.
- Apply the knowledge of social and community psychology to the analysis of social situations.
- An Introduction to Social Contextual Analysis
- Resources, Social Relationships, and Exchanges – The foundational analytical tools in Social Contextual Analysis
- More complex strategic Contexts for Resource-Social Relationship Links: Social exchanges, secrecy, monitoring and trust
- How Social Context shapes social and community behaviours: Kin, Family, Friends, and Strangers
- How economic Context shapes social and community behaviours: Capitalism, Subsistence, and Barter
- How Environmental and Opportunities Contexts shape social and community behaviours: People’s positions in society
- How Historical and Cultural contexts shape social and community behaviours: Contexts changing over time
- Social Contextual Analysis in Use: Important considerations in the practical application of analysis in community research and clinical cases
- Social Contextual Analysis in Use: Mental Health – Problems of Living, blocks and constraints, and bad life situations
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
Gain practical and professional skills to work with communities and within individuals’ social lives. Develop your knowledge of the concepts, theories, and methods for understanding social behaviour and the relationship between people and their social environment.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a second-year course from UniSA Online’s Psychology degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course.
- Portfolio (40%)
- Examination (60%)
Current study term: 19 Sep 21 to 26 Nov 21
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