Leadership, Engagement and Motivation

Module number: PS7590

Module co-ordinator: Dr Kathleen Farrell

In this module you will study how psychology can contribute to the understanding of motivation and engagement at work. We will focuses on theories of motivation, and consider the psychological contract and the role of organisational citizenship. We will look in particular at leadership and the way power and influence operate in organisations at a psychological level. We will also examine the psychology of groups and teamwork and consider how counterproductive work behaviours affect these organisational systems.


This module is studied by distance learning.


  • Two-part report (80%)
  • Online presentation (20%)