Further Social Psychology Course

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Social Psychology (Further)

Professional Development

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge in Further Social Psychology to expand an existing practice, as a foundation qualification towards further studies, or for personal interest
  • Be awarded the BSY Professional Certificate of Merit

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

This course extends the subject matter of our introductory course. It examines how power relations underlie a lot of what is said in verbal interaction. Such behaviour occurs within a physical environment, and so personal space and the town/country divide is considered. Finally two aspects of interaction, attraction and ethical behaviour are discussed.

Syllabus

  •  Lesson One
    • Historical Introduction
      • From Religion to Science
      • Change through Time
      • The Scientific and Historical Debate
      • A Point of View to Work With
      • References
  • Lesson Two
    • Conversational Politics
      • Underlying Power Struggles in Talk
      • Taking Turns to Speak
      • Men and Women Talking
      • Skinner and Chomsky on Verbal Behaviour
  • Lesson Three
    • Personal Space
      • Invasions of Personal Space
      • Gender, Age and Nationality
      • Other Individual Differences
  • Lesson Four
    • Of Town and Country: Urbs versus Rus
      • Cognitive Mapping
      • The Behaviour Sink
      • Population and the Cities of the World
  • Lesson Five
    • Attraction and Sexuality
      • Gravity for Social Psychologists
      • Sexuality
      • Reciprocity and Complementarity
  • Lesson Six
    • Ethics in Behaviour
      • Philosophical Introduction
      • Stranger in Distress
      • Other Dimensions of Ethics

No practical training is required to complete this course.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 8 monthly instalments of £25
  • OR
  • Pay the total course fee in one sum of £270 £250 and also receive a special Gift from our selection – free. Please click here to view the gifts

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271.

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