Personnel Selection

This module is primarily for psychology major students. The module covers the science and practice of personnel selection. The purpose of the module is to familiarise students with personnel selection research and heighten students' awareness of validity and utility issues that emerge in the practice of personnel selection. Topics covered include job analysis, theories and measurement of performance and individual difference characteristics, design of validation research, and evaluation of validation data.

Modular Credits: 5
Workload: 0-3-0-4-5.5
Pre-requisite(s): Completed 80 MCs of which student must have passed PL1101E, PL2131, PL2132 and 4 out of the 5 core modules (PL3232 - PL3236), with a minimum CAP of 3.5 or be on the Honours track.
Preclusion(s): Nil
Cross-listing(s): Nil
Workload Components: A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial/seminar hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc. per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week