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PSYC71-411: Industrial and Organisational Psychology

Description

The subject reviews the major theories and practices in the field of industrial and organisational psychology. In the industrial psychology section attention is given to selection and to staff training and development with emphasis on job analysis, the use of test procedures including assessment centres, interviewing, decision strategies and training. In the organisational psychology section attention is given to the social psychology of the workplace including motivation, leadership and change facilitation. This subject emphasises the scientist-practitioner approach.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodePSYC71-411
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,616
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,780

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate understanding of major concepts and historical trends in organisational psychology, and knowledge of the theoretical and empirical bases underpinning evidence approaches to psychological intervention.
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. Explain how the science and practice of organisational psychology is influenced by social, historical, professional and cultural contexts.
5. Communicate effectively in a variety of formats and in a variety of contexts.
6. Understand and apply psychological principles to social and organisational issues.

Prerequisites

Only available if admitted into a Postgraduate Psychology accredited program

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
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018