PSYPRO4502 - Work and Organizational Psychology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100 A

Course content

This course on work and organisational psychology includes teaching that will deal with issues in working life where psychological skills and qualifications are important. This applies for example to areas such as business culture, organisational change, sickness absence, working environment, health and safety, working hours and sleep, recruitment, management and personal development. 

After completion of the course the student will have knowledge of work and organizational psychology and will be able to apply these theories on practical issues.

Learning outcome


  • The student has general knowledge about central theories and research with in the field of work- and organizational psychology.
  • The student have more in-depth knowledge about a topic that the student choose, psychosocial work environment, conflicts, organizational change, team work, sick leave, leadership and management, MTO (man technology and organization), safety.


  • The student can make a research question relevant for organizational psychology.

General competence:

  • The student can reflect upon a research question within the field of organizational psychology.
  • The student has good skills in making presentations based on a research question chosen by the student.
  • The student has knowledge about APA standard for written work.


Learning methods and activities

Lectures, work shops and student presentations.

Compulsory assignments

  • Oral group presentation
  • Written group report

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Clinical Psychology Programme (CPSY)
Clinical Psychology Programme, 6 years (CPSY6)
Psychology (MPSY)

Required previous knowledge

When available capacity, students from Master in Psychology may do this course

Course materials

See reading list.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PSYPRO4052 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Psychology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Psychology


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 A





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 A INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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