Increase your understanding of key theories, methods and findings, and learn how to do your own social psychological research and to apply social psychology to solving social problems.
The Social Psychology course from Lancaster University draws on our expertise in the study of social identity and ideology, social conflict and violence, and the processes by which bonds of social responsibility, tolerance and citizenship are established.
This course offers a number of options and methodological foci, which give students the flexibility to focus on the areas of social psychology they find most interesting.
Social Psychology is beneficial in a wide range of professions including Civil Service, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), public and voluntary sector agencies, and social science professions.
You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.
Conducting and Presenting Psychological Research
Analysing and Interpreting Psychological Data I
Analysing Talk and Text
Analysing and Interpreting Psychological Data II
Psychological Aspects of Advertising
Research Methods in the Study of Infant Development
Unconscious influences in decision making
Overcoming biases in human decision making
Environment and Culture
Gender and Violence
Theorising Security and War
Mental Health: Theory, Research and Practice
Conflict Management and Contemporary Conflicts
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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Part Time (per year):£3,695
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