Bachelor's programme in work- and organisational psychology

  • Years3 Years
  • Intake60
  • ECTS credits180

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Required Learning Outcomes

A candidate who has completed his or her programme of studies should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


The candidate...

  • has knowledge and understanding of key concepts, theories and models within the subject area Work- and Organisational Psychology.
  • understands how the phenomenon can be studied and explained in various ways at the individual, group and organisation level, and assess different theoretical explanations in relation to one another.
  • has the ability to describe the subject's historical development.
  • has the ability to keep updated on the academic subjects of work psychology, organisational psychology, personnel psychology and leadership psychology.
  • has knowledge of research methods within work- and organisational psychology


The candidate...

  • has the ability to assess different research methods for collection and analysis of data material.
  • has the ability to use individual, group based and organisational perspectives in the analysis and description of relevant phenomena.
  • has the ability to carry out literature searching and assess relevant specialist literature.
  • has the ability to demonstrate a good command of written and oral communication skills in line with the area of study.
  • has the ability to carry out an independent limited academic work in line with academic, methodological and ethical guidelines.

General competence

The candidate...

  • has the ability to adopt a critical approach to current knowledge and practice within the field of study of occupational and organisational psychology.
  • has the ability to work independently and with others in groups, organise and plan the work within given deadlines and in line with ethical requirements and guidelines.
  • has the ability to present key specialist material to different target groups in both written and oral form.
  • possesses an insight into relevant subject ethical issues.
Arbeids- og organisasjonspsykologi

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