Social Psychology

National University of Ireland, Galway

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Social Psychology

  • Host University

    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Location

    Galway, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Behavioral Science, Psychology, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Admission to some psychology courses will depend on the academic background of the student in the relevant subject area.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    PS428 is a survey course that reviews major areas of inquiry in social psychology. Topics that will be examined include: stereotyping, prejudice, discrimination, aggression, conformity, obedience, and interpersonal attraction.

    Module objectives
    * To expand students? understanding of the ways in which social psychologists conceptualise and examine important social phenomena
    * To encourage students to explore social phenomena from an inter-disciplinary perspective
    * To improve students? ability to critically evaluate psychological research

    Basic Reading
    * Prescribed during course.

    Evaluation
    Continuous assessment, based on performance on quizzes and assignments.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.