Advanced group and social psychology, 7.5 credits (748A37)

Advanced group and social psychology, 7.5 hp

Course description

The course will cover modern research, trends and debates within the field of group and social psychology. The course content will be related to and exemplified by the instructors’ ongoing research within group and social psychology and its applications.

Main field of study

Psychology

Level

Second cycle

Course type

Single subject course

Examiner

Michael Rosander

Course coordinator

Michael Rosander

Director of studies or equivalent

Örjan Dahlström

Available for exchange students

Yes

Contact

Course offered for Semester Weeks Language Campus VOF
Single subject course (Full-time, Day-time) Autumn 2019 v201934-201938 English Linköping
Single subject course (Full-time, Day-time) Autumn 2019 v201934-201938 English Linköping

Main field of study

Psychology

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level

A1X

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree of psychology.

English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B).
Exemption from Swedish 3/B.

Intended learning outcomes

After completion of the course the student should independently be able to:

  • thoroughly account for, analyze and critically reflect around current research and debates within group and social psychology
  • critically and systematically integrate knowledge in group and social psychology in order to analyze, evaluate and handle complex phenomena, questions and situations
  • critically and creatively formulate questions relevant within the field of group and social psychology
  • in national as well as international contexts, in speech and writing, clearly account for and discuss scientific conclusions concerning group and social psychology and the arguments on which they are based in dialogue with different groups
  • identify personal need for further knowledge and take responsibility for her or his ongoing learning.

Course content

The course will cover modern research, trends and debates within the field of group and social psychology. The course content will be related to and exemplified by the instructors' ongoing research within group and social psychology and its applications.

Teaching and working methods

The course consists of lectures, seminars and course assignments. In addition to that the students are expected to engage in independent studies. Language of instruction: English.

Examination

The course is examined by individual written exams, active participation in seminars and mandatory course assignments. Detailed information about the examination can be found in the course’s study guide

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course twice are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

Grades

ECTS, EC

Other information

Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus. 

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.

Department

Institutionen för beteendevetenskap och lärande
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EXAM Examination EC 7.5 credits

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