2023-2024 / PSYC1076-2

Work analysis methods


20h Th, 25h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)6 crédits 


Mathieu Jaspar, Anne-Sophie Nyssen


Anne-Sophie Nyssen

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

methods of work analysis - practice of these methods  in real work situation

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The course focuses on a set of techniques that allow the psychologist, the ergonomist or researcher to analyze situations, tasks and activities of workers. We present a range of techniques (observation, interview, questionnaire, simulation, technical verbal protocols. ..) in the same format: purpose, theoretical framework, equipment, procedure, treatment, benefits, limitations and application examples.
An application of these techniques will be done by the student in the real work situation. The nature of this application could be adapted regarding the evolution of the covid crisis.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Work psychology

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

An application of the techniques will be done by the student in a work situation .

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

face to face. and exercices

Recommended or required readings


Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Additional information:

Oral presentation of the work done during the year. This oral exam may be done online via Lifesize regarding the health-care context.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Course not available for the ERASMUS students


Prof. asnyssen@ulg.ac.be

assistant : ninon.puttaert@uliege.be

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