PSYC30022 Trends in Personality& Social Psychology
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
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No prerequisites are required for this subject
No corequisites are required for this subject
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Prior coursework in at least two Level 2 psychology subjects, including Personality & Social Psychology, is recommended. Level 2 psychology subjects are: Biological Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Personality & Social Psychology
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512360 Personality and Social Psychology 3
512311 Advanced Personality and Social Psychology
|Core Participation Requirements:|| |
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards of Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Brock Bastian
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject has two components.
Personality: discusses major contemporary issues in the study of personality, and selected areas of contemporary research. Topics will be selected from the neuroscience of personality; personality processes; the emotional and motivational correlates of personality; personality change and stability; trait and type approaches to personality; the interface between personality and abnormal psychology.
Social Psychology: extends the understandings gained in the first two levels of the undergraduate program to consider more advanced theoretical and empirical work in the areas of individual, interpersonal and group processes. Topics will be selected from advanced research in attitudes and social cognition, interpersonal, small group and sociocultural processes.
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The subject aims to:
Written work of 2500 words (50%) to be submitted during semester. An examination of no more than two hours (50%) to be completed at the end of semester during the specified University examination period.
Each piece of assessment must be complete (hurdle requirement).
Attendance of at least 80% of the laboratory classes is a hurdle requirement. In case of failure to meet the hurdle requirement, additional work will be required before a passing grade can be awarded.
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No prescribed text. A reading pack will be made available.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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|Generic Skills:|| |
Students will be given appropriate opportunity and educational support to develop skills to:
|Graduate Diploma in Psychology |
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
|Social Behaviour and the Person |