Students personality and field of study

Paweł Piepiora, Kalina Szczepańska

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/PPS.2020.06.02.012

Abstract


Background and aim. Personality is shaped through external interactions and interests. The aim of the study was to check whether university students have a similar personality (as applicants for higher education) or a different personality (due to their field of study). Material and method. 60 full-time students aged between 20 and 29 years old were examined in three groups of 20 people from universities: University School of Physical Education in Wrocław (field of study: Sport), University of Zielona Góra (field of study: Construction) and University of Economics in Wrocław (field of study: Economics). The Personality Inventory NEO-FFI was used to measure personality. Results. Only one statistically significant difference was noted. Economics students had a lower level of neuroticism compared to sports students. Conclusions. The personality of students is not dependent on the field of study. Students as applicants for higher education have a similar personality.

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pedagogy; psychology; personality; students; universities

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