Understanding Applied Social Psychology

This module will introduce you to the main perspectives and research methods within social psychology. It will pay particular attention to the application of social psychology to our understanding of social development (including social development in childhood; moral development; love, friendship and social relationships in adulthood); self-esteem and identity; group dynamics, interpersonal communication, social media and the impact of culture on the way social processes are conceptualised within society. The ‘real-world’ relevance of theories from social psychology will be discussed throughout.

15 credits at level 4

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