This is an advanced level elective unit.
This unit introduces students to the field of organisational and industrial psychology. This is an applied field that draws on core theories and ideas from psychology and applies them to organisational and work contexts. The unit will be taught in two modules. Module 1 - will deal with core topics in organisational psychology such as theoretical perspectives, motivation and attitudes, organisational culture and change and stress in the workplace. Module 2 - will have a more applied focus on areas such as testing, personnel selection (and various processes associated with selection) and topics in the field of human factors such as human error, cognitive workload and situation awareness. These topics will be complemented by activities in practical classes.
|Unit name||Organisational Psychology|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Coordinator||Dr Rachel Grieve|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $2,284.00||090701|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
One 2-hr lecture and one 2-hr lab class weekly (13 weeks)
2-hr Exam (50%), Assignments totalling 2500 words (50%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
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