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PSYC12-211: Psychology at Work

Description

This subject introduces students to the applied social psychology of the workplace with special attention to the psychology of individuals at work and their interactions with others. Topics include communication and socialisation in the workplace; the use of psychological tests and interviews in the workplace (in selection, placement and commitment); psychological aspects of work conditions and accidents at work; and personal attributes and their effects on groups, and on conflict and stress management in the workplace. This subject aims to develop a critical thinking perspective on issues and findings in organisational psychology.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodePSYC12-211
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in organisational psychology.
2. Demonstrate practical skills in laboratory based and other psychological research.
3. Respect and use critical and creative thinking, sceptical enquiry, and the scientific approach to solve problems related to behaviour and mental processes.
4. Use information in an ethical manner.
5. Write a standard research report using APA structure and formatting conventions,
6. Apply knowledge of psychology to society and the workplace.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Withdraw – Financial?05/10/2018
Withdraw – Academic?27/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018