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PSY-1005 Social psychology - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for psykologi

Type of course

The course is mandatory in the psychology bachelor program.The course can be taken as a singular course

Course contents

Social psychology focuses on how individuals relate to each other and how social and cultural factors influence individuals. Central topics of this course are social behaviour (e.g., social influence, aggression, prosocial behaviour), social cognition (e.g., social perception, attitudes, attitude change, prejudice) and implications of behaviour and thinking for one's self-concept (e.g., self-knowledge and self-justification).

Admission requirements

Local admission, application code 9199 - - singular course

Objective of the course

After completing the course the student should be able to:

Language of instruction


Both the exam and coursework assignment may be written in either english or norwegian.

Teaching methods

Teaching will mainly consist of lectures. Importantly, the course includes additional requirements to get permission to the exam (see Coursework requirements).