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PSYC71-411: Psychology At Work

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 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Current: $4,950
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,110

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate understanding of major concepts and historical trends in organisational psychology.
2. Demonstrate comprehension and application of a broad and coherent body of knowledge of Psychology, with depth of understanding of underlying principles, theories and concepts in the discipline, using a scientific approach.
3. Demonstrate basic assessment strategies in situations appropriate to psychological practice and knowledge of psychometric theory and principles of the construction, cultural considerations, implementation and interpretation of some of the more widely used standardised psychological test instruments.
4. Explain how basic psychological intervention strategies can be applied across a range of contexts including consideration of cultural responsiveness.
5. Cultural responsiveness in organisational contexts, including with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures

Enrolment requirements

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Nil

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  • Study Abroad Students

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

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