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HELP UNIVERSITY COLLEGE MASTER OF MANAGERIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Offered By: HELP University

Introduction To The Course
The Master in Managerial Psychology course is a 12 unit postgraduate programme offered by HELP University College (HELP) through its learning center, HELP Graduate School (HGS).

The Master of Managerial Psychology course comprises subjects carefully chosen from a combination of management disciplines with emphasis in psychology subjects. To graduate, students enrolled are required to satisfactorily complete 12 compulsory study units in managerial and psychological issues.

The course is designed to meet the needs of part-time students through weekday seminar sessions.

Aims Of The Course
The Master of Managerial Psychology course is aimed at providing versatile managers specialising in human behavior in the work place. These managers will be trained to appreciate and apply the advanced principles of individual, group and organisational behavior.

Objectives:
The rationale for the development of the Master of Managerial Psychology programme is to prepare students for managerial
work in the industry, governmental agencies, and universities. The uniqueness of the programme comes from combining the core areas of management with areas of Applied Psychology, which will result in theoretical preparation with a practical orientation. Graduates will add value to any organisation as they serve the needs of the market that would not be met by graduates with a pure Management background or a pure psychology background. This is because the addition of the psychological perspective enhances the management of human relations and organisational effectiveness.

Learning Outcomes

  • People Management: able to understand their employees and relate to them in a sensitive way that will enhance their job performance and encourage their own personal development. This includes elements of life coaching.
  • Organizational Development: able to facilitate change in individuals, groups, and organizations as a means to improve their
    effectiveness.
  • Research Methods that are used in areas such as selection, training, evaluation and attitude surveys.
  • Job and Task Analysis: able to design training programmes, develop selection systems and performance criteria.
  • Performance Appraisal and Feedback: able to utilize methods of measuring and evaluating individuals based on appraisals geared toward improving performance.
  • Work Motivation: able to apply the theories of human motivation to restructure job roles and remuneration packages.
  • Consumer Behavior: able to understand consumer preferences, attitudes, and buying habits and patterns.
  • Ethical, Legal and Professional Contexts such as negotiated labor contracts, and issues related to human subjects and organizational participants, and the fair and equitable treatment of workers, and issues incorporate social responsibility.
  • Industrial and Labor Relations: are familiar with major labor related legislation and contractual obligations that affect human resource policy implementation. Graduates will also be familiar with resolving confl icts in a labor / management relations environment.

Admission Requirements
Degree in psychology or in any related field from a recognised university or professional qualifications in any field from a recognised examining body with minimum 3 years working experience.

Pre-requisites / Number of Modules
Students who do not have a prior degree in psychology will be required to complete the 1 pre-requisite subject before starting the
master’s programme. The total number of modules for the master’s programme is 12. The pre-requisite subject: General Psychology

Course Assessment

  • An approved degree or an equivalent professional qualification with minimum 3 years work or relevant entrepreneurial experience
  • An English proficiency level considered sufficient to satisfactorily complete the course

Course Assessment
Various assessment items may be used at the discretion of the subject facilitators. These may include individual or group assignments, project writing, tests, class discussion and class participation.

The weightage of each assessment item is based on the following percentage:

Examination 60%
Course Work 40%
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Total          100%
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Grading scale:

High Distinction (HD) 85 - 100 marks
Distinction (DI) 75 - 84 marks
Credit (CR) 65 - 74 marks
Pass (PS) 50 - 64 marks
Fail (FL) 0 - 49 marks

Course Duration
Normally 18 months on a modular basis.

Each subject will have a minimum of 44 contact hours comprising:

  • 44-hour weekday seminar sessions

Subjects Offered In The Help Master Of Managerial Psychology
The subjects offered in the Master of Managerial Psychology are listed below. Students are required to enroll for the 6 compulsory
units; and to choose 6 out of the 8 electives comprising:

Compulsory units:

Project Paper
Practicum in Managerial Psychology
Principles of Organizational Psychology
Training and Development in Managerial Psychology
Testing and Measurements in Managerial Psychology
Psychology of Organizational Change and Development

Elective units (to choose 6):
Consumer and Advertising Psychology
Ethics and Confl ict Resolution
Psychology of Peak Performance
Psychology of Consulting and Practice
Psychology of Leading, Coaching and Mentoring
Cross-cultural Managerial Psychology
Entrepreneurship
Occupational Health and Human Factors Psychology