Introduction to Psychology in the Workplace

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Psychology in the Workplace

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Main Outcomes
    IPS131/132 introduces students to basic constructs in the field of Psychology and Industrial Psychology. Specifically, students should be able to: Explain basic psychology concepts and constructs Describe Industrial Psychology within the field of Psychology List and briefly describe the different personality theories Explain individual differences at work Briefly explain theories pertaining to Industrial Psychology Explain the background to and nature of Industrial and Oganizational Psychology Describe the basic principles of managing people and their behaviour in organizations.
    Main Content
    Schools of thought in Psychology and Industrial Psychology Individual behavioural processes Social behaviour and processes Personality in the work context Employee and organizational well-being Psychological methodologies

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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