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Area/Catalogue
WELF 4040

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
171996

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

To develop students' advanced knowledge of and ability to apply psychological principles to a range of fundamental work and organisational human services workplace issues and to critically analyse the role and impact of the human services practitioner in the work environment.

Course content

In this course students will develop an advanced understanding of work and organisational psychology, including its history, psychological health at work, organisational culture and climate, emotional regulation at work, and workplace engagement focusing on human services. Students will critically consider concepts of leadership and supervision, stress theories, the psychology of unemployment, and counterproductive workplace behaviours.

Textbook(s)

Kalliath,T, Brough, P, O'Driscoll, M, Manimala, M, Siu, O 2013, Organisational behaviour: a psychological perspective for the Asia Pacific, McGraw-Hill, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External 10 weeks x n/a

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 1000 word equivalent 30% N/A
Presentation N/A 25% 10 mins
Report 2500 words 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4S)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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