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Course outline for the Bachelor of Industrial and Organisational Psychology


The Bachelors program is to provide students with fundermental principle and skills related to people at work.The program prepares students to enter any human resource training position in NGO, private, parastatals and public services sectors.

YEAR 1

SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Psychology.
  • Introduction to experimental design in Psychology.
  • Introduction to industrial and organisational psychology.
  • Introduction to Human resource Development and Management Psychology.
  • Accountability at work.
  • Industrial relational Psychology.

Core courses

  • Social Psychology.
  • Cognitive Psychology.
  • Introduction to information technology and system management.
  • Basic record management.
  • Training and development in organitations.
  • Public administration.

YEAR 2

SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2

Core courses.

  • Basic statistics.
  • Developmental Psychology.
  • Personality and work.
  • Labour economics.
  • Occupational health and safety.

Electives

  • Community Psychology.
  • Enviromental Psychology.
  • Psychology and gender.

Core courses

  • Research Methodoly.
  • Psychometrics.
  • Conflict and negotiation management.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Human factors Psychology.

Electives.

  • Compitence management.
  • HR perspectives.
  • Management and decision making.

YEAR 3

SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2

Core courses.

  • Personell psychology.
  • Business Administration.
  • Organisational theory.
  • Occupational counseling and career development.
  • Research project I.

Electives.

  • Consumer Psychology.
  • International relations.
  • Administrative law.

Core Courses.

  • Human resource planning.
  • Organisational behaviour.
  • Industrial Social psychology.
  • Labour law.
  • Research project II.

Electives.

  • Social capital and networking.
  • Innovation and entreprenuership.
  • Organisational culture.