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The influence of organizational environment on individuals and groups

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

The course aims to provide basic and advanced knowledge of how individuals and groups interact and how groups function in organizations. Several theoretical perspectives are used to reflect different aspects of this. The course covers a number of issues concerning social, group and organizational psychology, such as: relationships between context and behavior, attitudes, conformity, group conflicts, group roles, stereotypes and leadership. The course will provide a platform for further studies as well as practical use. Both theory and applications are important ingredients in the course.

Part 1: Theory and research on individuals, groups and organizations (7.5 credits)
The first part focuses on theories and research that are of special interest to increase understanding of individual and group interaction and leadership in different environments. Part of the course deals with critical review of the research and research planning that includes key research questions in this area.

Part 2: Theory testing and Application (7.5 credits)
The second part contains the application of research and theories on individual and group interaction and leadership in different environments. The coursework includes critical review of the research and production of a scientific study that is the presented both in writing and orally.

Application and eligibility

The influence of organizational environment on individuals and groups, 15 hp

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Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 19 March 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 90 credits (hp) in a behavioral science subject or related subject. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-21321

Application

Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK35,000

Total fee

SEK35,000

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 19 March 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 90 credits (hp) in a behavioral science subject or related subject. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-F2136

Application

Application deadline was 15 August 2017. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK35,000

Total fee

SEK35,000

Contact us

Contactperson for the course is: Study Gudie Jenny Nilsson or Director of Studies Camilla Hakelind

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