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HPS758 - Psychological Assessment in Organisations

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Arlene Walker

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

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

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: WAIS administration, scoring and report (1000 words) 30%
Assessment task 2: Organisational assessment tool (oral presentation) 30%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 40%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

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Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$782$2939$3206

* 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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