HPS759 - Issues in Professional Organisational Psychology


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in H752


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Across the eleven weeks the learning activities will consist of:
1 x 3 hour online lecture
4 x 6 hour practical experience (workshop)
2 x 3 hour seminars


This unit is designed to prepare students for professional practice by providing learning experiences and knowledge on the regulatory, ethical, legal and professional practice responsibilities of organisational psychologists. The unit covers important aspects of the profession and professionalism including cross-cultural competence, working with multidisciplinary teams, the application of the APS Code of Ethics and ethical decision making in professional contexts. The unit also examines important aspects of the practice context for organisational psychology and aims to facilitate the development of critical competencies for professional practice. As a pre-requisite for placement, students will also cover all requirements and responsibilities relevant to organisational placements.

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