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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Organisational Psychology

Enrolment code: KHA215/315

Offered: Launceston: semester 1

Special note: This is an elective unit, which may be studied at the 200 level or 300 level.

Unit description:

Provides a broad overview of psychological theory and practice as it applies to human behaviour in the workplace. The lecture sequence introduces three main fields of organisation psychology: personnel psychology, workplace psycholgoy and human factors engineering and the key concepts and methodologies within each field. The practical component of the course examines a number of key aspects of work through the use of a variety of assessment techniques in areas such as recruitment and selection of staff, validation of selection, and social climate in the workplace.

Staff Dr G Hannan For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2x1-hr lectures, 2-hr lab class weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites (KHA101 and KHA102 ) or KHA100 or (HGP101 and HGP102)  
Corequisites KHA201  
Mutual exclusions KHB215/315  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in June (50%), assignments totalling 2,500 words (50%). Satisfactory performance in the lab component is required for a full pass Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Berry L, Psychology at Work, 2nd edn ISBN 0697201732 Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Psychology  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Bachelor of Health Science
Bachelor of Commerce (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Science (See also combined degrees)
 
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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