Minor Psychology in Society

Naam Minor Psychology in Society
Code MIPS15/30
Faculteit Gedrags- en MaatschappijWetenschappen
ECTS
Omschrijving Have you ever wondered about the influence of culture on psychological processes such as thinking and decision making? Would you like to learn more about the influence people have on each other and how behaviour change can be brought about? In the minor Psychology in Society you learn the theory underlying individual and interpersonal behaviour in a culturally diverse setting with instructors who have first-hand experience translating theory into policy and practice.

In this minor you will:
  • Gain knowledge and insight in the most important areas of psychology and learn to critically evaluate psychological claims in the press.
  • Learn about the processes and environmental factors that influence the functioning of individuals and groups in organizations.
  • Learn about the most important social psychological theories, the influence of culture on interpersonal behaviour, and how this knowledge can be applied to societal problems.

Students may opt for a minor of 15 ECTS or 30 ECTS. In both minors two courses are compulsory, Introduction to Psychological Theories and Research Methods critically considered. For the 15 EC minor one additional course from the list of 5 optional courses is required. Students who opt for the 30 ECTS minor have to choose 4 optional courses.
Duur (in jaren) 1
Niveau(s) universitaire minor
Voertaal Engels

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