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PSY2010 Social Processes of Behaviour

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Psychology


Pre-requisite: PSY1010

Other requisites

Recommended pre-requisites: PSY1020 and STA2300. Email and internet access to UConnect.


Social psychology is introduced as the study of social behaviour at multiple levels from individual processes through to community-level social phenomena. Basic concepts of social psychology are introduced (e.g., socialisation, self-esteem, altruism, aggression, attitudes, communication, interpersonal relationships, prejudice, group processes, cultural issues, leadership and social influence). Applied skills relevant to assessment and research relevant to this field of psychology are also covered (e.g., assessing social phenomena, collecting data in an ethical way and writing research reports in a style suitable for psychology). Students will also require email and internet access to USQConnect for this course.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 External
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba