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Unit details

HPS758 - Psychological Assessment in Organisations

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Kathryn Von Treuer

Contact hours:

3 hours for 8 weeks, 6 hours for 2 weeks, 0 hours for two weeks

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit explores the historical development, principles, purposes, and procedures of psychological assessment. Topics include: the psychometric, behavioural, and cognitive assessment of significant industrial and organisational characteristics; the role of assessment in evaluating the individual, job, and organisation for purposes of decision-making and intervention; the administration of psychological tests and other major methods of assessment; ethical and legal considerations; the conduct of testing; and the recording and communication of results. Students will be taught the assessment methods and instruments commonly employed in industrial, organisational, and health settings.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Organisational assessment tool (oral presentation) 30%

Assessment task 2: WAIS administration, scoring and report (1000 words) 30%

Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2853$3112

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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