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Social Psychology (Q83) BSc (Hons)

Open University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    OCT-20

  • Duration

    3 - 6 Years

Course summary

Why do good people do bad things? When do they help one another? What role do digital technologies play in our relationships? Has globalisation made people across the world more similar, or do old differences persist? How have gender identities changed? What does it mean to be a good citizen?This degree explores these and many other important psychological questions about the relationship between individual psychology and the complex social world. You will examine how social psychologists use evidence from research to contribute to debates on a wide range of social issues including discrimination and equality, conflict resolution, migration, happiness and well-being. You will also explore how psychology is critical to understanding employment, mental health, and relationships.**Key features of the course**- Explores how social psychologists study people as social beings in different contexts- Investigates the connections between individual lives and social problems, using different theories and approaches- Gives you an appreciation of different perspectives within psychology and the ability to evaluate them critically- Builds advanced analytical and communication skills, and enhances your employability- Relevant to a wide range of career opportunities including social justice, public policy, media and communications- Registration is expected to open in March 2020 for courses starting from October 2020.

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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