Social Psychology and Individual Differences

Module code: C8555
Level 4
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Lecture
Assessment modes: Coursework

This module introduces you to Social Psychology and the scientific study of individuals and groups. We will explore the key approaches and methodologies in Social Psychology, evaluating different perspectives on studying individual differences. The module may draw from areas such as motivation, emotion, health and well-being, personality, and intergroup behaviour.

BSc Psychology students are not permitted to take this module. Visiting and Exchange students are permitted to take this module but cannot take it in combination with Individuals and Groups or with Social Psychology.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the key concepts and terms within Social Psychology
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the methodologies used in Psychology and correctly interpret the data generated by them