Psychological Assessment at Work

Module number: PS7587

Module co-ordinator: Dr Kathleen Farrell

In this module you will study how psychological research has influenced the practice of psychological assessment in the workplace. We will look in detail at reliability, validity, performance criteria and utility. We will also cover job analysis, including competence and competency profiling in relation to pre-selection through to its use in development and change activities. We will review assessment methods including interview, assessment centres and situational judgement tests - considering their strengths and weaknesses together with the role of psychometrics. We will also explore the measurement and evaluation of work performance, choosing assessment methods, and considering bias and equality.

Learning

This module is studied by distance learning.

Assessment

  • Module assignment (100%)