APSY620-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Special Topic

This occurrence is not offered in 2023

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


Special Topic

APSY620 - Introduction to Professional Practice in I-O Psychology

Industrial-Organisational (I-O) Psychology is a scientist-practitioner vocation. In this postgraduate seminar, you will be developing your scientist-practitioner acumen and your unique professional. In the first half of the seminar, we will cover topics relating to the professional, ethical, legal, and cultural practice of I-O Psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand. In the latter half of the seminar, you will be developing a solution for a current gap in industry practice (group work). Throughout the semester you will be creating and adding to a professional e-portfolio to showcase your work.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, you will be able to:
1. Develop and apply a framework for ethical, legal, and cultural issues in practicing I-O Psychology.
2. Create original pieces of effective science communication for I-O Psychology.
3. Reflect on your learning and development journey throughout the course to better inform your unique approach to working in I-O Psychology.
4. Promote yourself as an I-O Psychology scientist-practitioner.
5. Exercise and adapt strategies for working in a team, including efficient project delegation, routine communication, the delegation of work, and building team cohesion.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department.

Course Coordinator

Jennifer Hoi Ki Wong

Textbooks / Resources

There is no textbook for this course. Each seminar meeting has a required reading list and tasks to guide your learning on a particular topic.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,079.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 15

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing .

All APSY620 Occurrences

  • APSY620-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023 - Not Offered