Syllabus query

Academic Year/course: 2017/18

270 - Degree in Psychology

25923 - Psychology of groups and organizations

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
25923 - Psychology of groups and organizations
Faculty / School:
301 - Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas
270 - Degree in Psychology
Second Four-month period
Subject Type:

5.1. Methodological overview

The methodology followed in this course is oriented towards achievement of the learning objectives. It is based on active participation and teamwork that favors the development of communicative skills and critical thinking. A wide range of teaching and learning tasks are implemented, such as lectures, practical activities, practice sessions, autonomous work, tutorials, and academic guidance.

Further information regarding the course will be provided on the first day of class.

5.2. Learning tasks

The course includes 6 ECTS organized according to:

- Lectures (3 ECTS): 30 hours.

- Practice sessions (Type II 2 ECTS, Type VI 1 ECTS): 30 hours.

- Autonomous work: 55 hours.

- Tutorials: 5 hours.

- Assessment: 5 hours.

5.3. Syllabus

Block I. Introduction to the Psychology of Groups: Concept, structure and types of groups.
Block II. Group processesand and contextual influences. Fields of application of groups: Working groups in organizations.
Block III. Introduction to the of Organizations: Concept, purpose and historical evolution.
Block IV. Structural aspects of organizations.
Block V. Dynamic aspects.

Block VI. Application areas.

5.4. Course planning and calendar

For further details concerning the timetable, classroom and further information regarding this course please refer to the "Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas" (