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Module code:PSYC3108 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Organisational Psychology
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Prof Adrian Furnham
Organiser's location:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Available for students in Year(s):3
Module prerequisites:This module is not available as a general elective module.  
Module outline:This module will cover in some detail theories and research on issues currently topical in Organisational Psychology from job motivation, leadership and stress to the future of work. 
Module aims:The aim of this module is to give a critical, up to date overview of the theorising and research in organisational psychology. This course intends to introduce the student to the theories, techniques and current questions in the field of Organisational Psychology. The aim is to familiarise students with the literature on all aspects of behaviour in the work-place. 
Module objectives:1.Provide an historical framework to understand what and why current questions are asked. 2.Introduce some of the major theories in the area and evaluate them independently. 3.Evaluate the old and new methodology for studying behaviour in the work place. 4.Consider, in detail, important recent studies and meta-analyses in some of the areas that are at the heart of organisational psychology like selection, motivation, leadership etc.  
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Module assessment:Unseen three-hour written examination 100.00% 
Notes:This module is not available as a general elective. It is only available as an option to a limited number of programmes. To check current availability of Psychology modules please check 
Taking this module as an option?:Only open to specific programmes (see notes) 
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