Coventry University program

Individual Differences at Work

Explore how and why individuals differ from one another and the methods that psychologists use to measure these differences.

This program is part of the MSc Business and Organisational Psychology degree offered by Coventry University

Understand and measure important psychological differences between individuals

You will explore models of intelligence, from simple two factor to multiple intelligences and principles of test construction, to assess individual differences.

You will discover the main areas of theory, research and debate concerning individual differences and learn about attempts to measure human psychological characteristics.

The program will help you investigate the philosophical implications of these attempts by questioning the original scientific paradigm of psychologists involved in attempting such measurement and explanation.


5 courses

Delivered by expert academics

Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

Please note that the staff described in the 'Who will you learn with?' section below may be subject to change.

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Who will you learn with?

Andre Soares PhD, MSc, BSc, FHEA, CPsychol – assistant professor in business and occupational psychology at Coventry University

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