APSY619-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Psychology of Stress, Health, and Wellbeing at Work

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020

Description

This course focuses on stress, health, and wellbeing at work. The course will provide an overview of recent research on how to create psychologically healthy workplaces. It provides students with a framework for analysing how stress, health, and wellbeing at work impact on individuals and organisations. The course also focuses on how I/O psychology can contribute to solving problems related to stress, health, and wellbeing at work. Critical thinking, relating theory to practice, and relating new concepts to old theories, as well as critical reflection and discussion, both oral and written, will be strongly emphasised.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of Department

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 13:00 - 15:00 - (24/3, 21/4-26/5)
Psychology - Sociology 437 (18/2-17/3)
17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May

Course Coordinator

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the departments and colleges page

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Problem Identification and Research Proposal 40%
Programme Design and Evaluation Proposal 40%
Presentations 10%
Attendance & Participation 10%


Enrolled students are encouraged to consult the course outline on Learn | AKO for detailed assessment information.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,022.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 30

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the department and colleges page.

All APSY619 Occurrences

  • APSY619-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020