MSc Organisational Psychology
Year of entry: 2020
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Course unit details:
Relationships at Work
|Unit level||FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 2|
|Offered by||Alliance Manchester Business School|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
The nature of workplace relationships.
Affect and workplace relationships.
Violence in the workplace.
To enable students to examine a variety of contemporary issues concerning employee relationships at work. To provide up-to-date coverage of contemporary topics in organisational psychology such as the nature of work place relationships, affect and relationships, leadership, teamwork, and violence and bullying.
At the end of the course students will be able to:
Give a critical analysis of the research and theory relevant to a number of contemporary issues in organisational psychology.
Explain the extent to which the relevant research and theory influence practices in organisations.
Identify the strengths and limitations of current research, theory and practice in the topic areas covered during the course.
Coursework essay (30%) 2,000 words
2 hour unseen examination (70%)
Informal advice and discussion during a lecture, seminar, workshop or lab.
Written and/or verbal comments on assessed or non-assessed coursework.
Generic feedback posted on Blackboard regarding overall examination performance.
To be distributed prior to lectures and additional references/handouts from visiting speakers.
|Scheduled activity hours|
|Assessment written exam||2|
|Independent study hours|
|David Holman||Unit coordinator|
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