2017-2018 / PSYC0022-1

Work and Organisations Psychology


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in human and social sciences3 crédits 
 Master en sciences du travail, à finalité (en alternance)3 crédits 
 Master in human resources management (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in labour sciences (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Bachelor in psychology and education : general3 crédits 
 Master in education (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in psychology : general (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Isabelle Hansez

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Introduction to work & organizational psychology with basic concepts, methods and some actual research topics. Among them : motivation, competence, selection & recruitment, work conditions, organizationnal justice, stress at work, burnout and age management.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Bring the students to develop a scientific process in the study of the relations between man and work.
Introduce the fields of practices of Human Resource Development and Ergonomics

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

2 hours a week face-to-face

Recommended or required readings

Advised reading :
Chmiel, Nik (2013). An introduction to work and organizational psychology: An European perspective. John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam with multi-choice questions
Same process for 1st and 2nd session

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks


Audrey BABIC, assistante, Unité de Valorisation des Ressources Humaines.
Tél. : 04/366.22.36
E-mail : audrey.babic@ulg.ac.be