Foundations in Psychology: Organisational, Social and Applied
Module code: C8502
Level 3 (sub-degree)
30 credits in autumn & spring teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Unseen examination, Coursework
In this module, you are introduced to the psychological approach to understanding human behaviour - with a focus on topics within organisational, social, and applied psychology.
You evaluate theories and ideas with respect to empirical data, and apply the findings of Psychology to everyday experience.
You use a problem-based approach, and your topics may include, for example:
- intergroup relations
- personnel selection
- organisational structure
Module learning outcomes
- Demonstrate knowledge of key issues in the psychological approach to social groups and organisations.
- Communicate critical and theoretical ideas pertaining to Social and Organisational psychology clearly, within the framework of academic writing conventions appropriate to foundation year study.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the research methods used in the study of Social and Organisational psychology.
- Demonstrate an understanding of statistical analysis used in Social and Organisational psychology, appropriate to foundation year study.