The Social Psychology of Organizations (108N1)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Spring teaching

Drawing on research in general psychology, this module considers how teams and organizations work. Social psychological theories will be applied to understand how organisational change, development, culture and climate are influenced by – and influence –contemporary concerns relating to group processes within and across global and structural boundaries. The learning is achieved via a series of workshops (comprising lecturing and interactive activities). The aim is to create a friendly, participative and inclusive learning environment including a range of diverse learning activities. In addition to knowledge generation this approach will enable you to develop transferable skills essential for success at both university and in the world of work: personal confidence, teamwork & collaboration, self-management and independent learning.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2020/21. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

Courses

This module is offered on the following courses: