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Course module: 500304-B-5
500304-B-5
Introduction to Psychology for the Social Sciences
Course info
Course module500304-B-5
Credits (ECTS)5
CategoryBA (Bachelor)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionDutch
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences; TSB: Social Psychology; Social Psychology;
Is part of
B Sociology
B Human Resource Studies
B Organization Studies
Contact persondr. T.M. Pronk
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
dr. T.M. Pronk
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Coordinator course
dr. T.M. Pronk
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Academic year2019
Starting block
BLOK 3
Course mode
Full-time
Remarks-
Registration opennot known yet
Aims
Students gain a general overview of contemporary psychology, with a strong focus on social psychology. They gain insight into relevant problems, theories, research methods, outcomes of research, and real-life applications.
During the workshops students will have the opportunity to see how research on different topics in social psychology is done and they will run small studies themselves. They also report and present these studies. 
 
Specifics
 
The grade of the multiple choice exam will determine 100% of the final grade. Participation in the workgroups is mandatory.
 
Content
The lectures will cover a wide overview of different approaches used by psychologists to study human behaviour. The compulsory literature will be explained and interpreted. Blackboard is used to give further support in studying and processing the subject-matter of teaching.
The workshops will give students insights into research practice. Students will be both participants and ‘researcher’ in some small studies. They will work together with other students to conduct small studies. Workshop participation is mandatory.
 
Type of instructions
12 lectures and 5 workgroups (workshop participation is mandatory)
 
Type of exams
Final MC exam (100%).

Compulsory Reading
  1. Social Psychology (2nd edition, European Edition). David Myers, Jackie Abell & Fabio Sani. McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, 2014, ISBN 9780077152352.
Timetable information
Introduction to Psychology for the Social Sciences
Required materials
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Recommended materials
Literature
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ISBN:9780077152352
Title:Social Psychology
Author:David Myers, Jackie Abell & Fabio Sani
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Edition:2
Tests
Written

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