Social Psychology

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Social Psychology

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    To provide the student with an introduction to the study of social psychology, utilising a synthesis of the cognitive and social and individual and group influences that shape social behaviour. To present to the student, in a comprehensive and meaningful way, key influential social psychology studies alongside contemporary and cross-disciplinary developments that have impacted on many areas of life, including education, health, and counselling and clinical psychology.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate a knowledge of the core concepts of social psychology
    2. Examine the relationship between attitudes and behaviour
    3. Critically reflect on explanations for prejudice and discrimination
    4. Identify and recall key theories and studies in conformity, compliance and obedience
    5. Apply theories of attraction and models of love to different types of relationships