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HPS726 - An Introduction to Organisational Psychology

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Arlene Walker





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1.5 hour class and 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week


This unit is designed to introduce students to the psychology of organisations, with particular emphasis on its implications for practice. Current advances in organisational psychology will be explored in the context of the varied roles and responsibilities an organisational psychologist can undertake. Additionally, students will further develop skills in writing for organisations and in making presentations, skills that are essential in the organisational workplace.


Assessment task 1: Group oral presentation (10 minutes per person) 20%
Assessment task 2: Individual report (2000 words) 30%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%

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