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PSY1507 - Introduction to Social Psychology

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

This is an introductory course in social psychology regarding how people`s thoughts, feelings and behavior is influenced by the actual or the imagined presence of other people. Major theoretical perspectives in social psychology cover the sociocultural, the evolutionary, social learning and the social cognitive. These perspectives are used in describing and explaining social behavior.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:

The student has developed a basic overview of the central perspectives in social psychology including the sociocultural, the evolutionary, social learning and the social cognitive.

The student has obtained knowledge of specific research fields including how we think about ourselves and the social world, attitudes and social influences, cooperation and function in groups, prejudices, discrimination and conflicts, friendships and love, prosocial and aggressive behavior.

Skills:

The student is able to account for and to discuss how social behavior and cognitions can be explained from different perspectives in social psychology.

General competence:

The student has developed an understanding of (1) how to study people in social situations, and (2) how different social factors influence people´s thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures 2 hours per week and studygroups.The teaching will mainly be in Norwegian, although occasionally some lectures might be in English.

Limited admission to classes.

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester.

Specific conditions

Required previous knowledge

None

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PSYK4127 7.5 AUTUMN 2022
PSY1004 7.5 AUTUMN 2022
PSY1014 7.5 AUTUMN 2022
PSY1128 7.5 AUTUMN 2022
PSY1124 3.5 AUTUMN 2022
PSY1504 3.5 AUTUMN 2022
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2023-06-01

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Psychology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Psychology

Examination

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2023-12-07 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL520 Sluppenvegen 14 2
SL111 brun sone Sluppenvegen 14 19
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E 2024-05-27 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL110 Sluppenvegen 14 4
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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