University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

PSYCHOL 7336 - Human Factors

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to M Psych (O&HF) and PhD/MPsych(O&HF) students only or by permission of Head of School
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assessment: Presentation & written report
Syllabus:

Humans have a range of physical and psychological capabilities that necessarily constrain how they interact with their environment and perform tasks. This course provides an understanding of major areas of human factors such as these physical and psychological capabilities and limitations, and how applying human factors can optimise performance in a range of situations. It addresses how technology can be shaped to benefit human performance and includes information on how the human body works, and how information is processed. Specific topics include the effects of ambient conditions, stimulus-response compatibility in a range of practical situations, and accidents.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $793 Band 1 $793 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 07/08/2017 Thu 31/08/2017 Fri 15/09/2017 Fri 27/10/2017


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
24578 LE01 20 7 25 Jul - 12 Sep Tuesday 2pm - 5pm Hughes, 526, Teaching Room
3 Oct - 24 Oct Tuesday 2pm - 5pm Hughes, 526, Teaching Room