Organisational Psychology

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Organisational Psychology

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    The purpose of this module is to provide students with a broad overview of Organisational Psychology. It has been designed to help students develop a firm understanding into the field of Organisational psychology by balancing its treatment of both practice and research. This modeul will equip students for their future careers in improving their understanding of people's behaviour at work and in teaching them how to manage both themselves and others in the workplace. The greatest asset of any organisation is it's people and yet some of the greatest challenges that face managers relate to people management. In this module students will develop knowledge of key theories and concepts as well as the ability to make connections between concepts, both within and across various topics, and to apply this knowledge to organisational problems. Students are expected to attend lectures, engage in group work, prepare for and contribute to class discussions. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Describe the work of organisational psychologists in work settings
    2. Discuss and critique both traditional and contemporary psychological theories and perspectives
    3. Apply psychological theory in work and organisational settings
    4. Prescribe solutions to perceived organisational difficulties