601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–300 th
Impact Rankings 2019
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2019
Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom

Social Psychology (Q83) - The Open University

Why do good people do bad things? When do they help one another? What role do digital technologies play in our relationships? Has globalisation made people across the world more similar, or do old differences persist? How have gender identities changed? What does it mean to be a good citizen? This degree explores these and many other important psychological questions about the relationship between individual psychology and the complex social world. You will examine how social psychologists use evidence from research to contribute to debates on a wide range of social issues including discrimination and equality, conflict resolution, migration, happiness and well-being. You will also explore how psychology is critical to understanding employment, mental health, and relationships. **Key features of the course** - Explores how social psychologists study people as social beings in different contexts - Investigates the connections between individual lives and social problems, using different theories and approaches - Gives you an appreciation of different perspectives within psychology and the ability to evaluate them critically - Builds advanced analytical and communication skills, and enhances your employability - Relevant to a wide range of career opportunities including social justice, public policy, media and communications

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Distance learning
  • Duration
  • Start date
  • Location
    Distance Learning,NoneUnknown
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Whole course £18,072
  • Northern Ireland Whole course £6,048
  • Scotland Whole course £6,048
  • Wales Whole course £6,048