This module will introduce students to some of the key theories of differential psychology and explore their applications in the workplace.
Lectures will cover:
- Theories of personality, intelligence and other individual differences
- Assessing work behaviour and potential
- Psychological testing
- Personality disorders
- Other individual differences (e.g. vocational interests)
Within each topic, the focus will be on how individual differences affect work-related outcomes and behaviours (e.g., job satisfaction; job performance; motivation; selection and recruitment).
- 10 x 1 hour lectures
- 2 x 2 hour workshops
- MCQ Quiz (25%)
- Examination (75%): One professional advice letter based on a case study and one essay - students will have some choice over the topics
Resit: Examination (100%) MCQ, Case Study and Essay.
Please note that the format of papers in the supplementary examinations may differ from the equivalent main examination paper or class test. Re-sit and deferral students should check the details of the assessment format of supplementary examinations with the Module Leader.
- Written communication
- Gathering information
- Organisation and planning
- Critical thinking