Group Psychology

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Group Psychology

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Having previously studied the processes of social perception, the development of attitudes, the personal attraction and the social and discriminatory influence processes, will help students to optimally understand the group processes and their characteristic phenomena.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    General goals:

    • To facilitate the reflection on the historical background of psychology of groups
    • To understand the concept of group as well as how to approach it in social psychology
    • To identify the structure and the relevant group processes as well as the main characteristics of intergroup relations.
    • To be able to describe and analyze the processes of interaction, the group dynamics and the group and intergroup structure
    • To experience in simulated situations, different group phenomena in traditional contexts of group psychology
    • To Study the main methods used in psychology of groups.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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.


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