Applied Engineering Psychology

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The student obtains a deeper understanding of the use of product and design psychological methods through immersion in a selected area of concern.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have a deepened understanding of the use of product and design psychology methods

Skills

  • Acquire knowledge on a chosen topic within the programmes core areas.
  • Can analyse problems based on the product and design psychology.
  • Can synthesize selected parts of a solution.

Competences

  • Can analyse a problem based in technical and psychological theories and methods
  • Can prepare and document solutions – for example in the form of a prototype substantiated by experimental results.

Type of instruction

Project work documented in a report or a scientific paper, in conjunction with edited work sheets documenting details of the project

Exam

Exams

Name of examApplied Engineering Psychology
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS30
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations
http:/​/​www.en.tech.aau.dk/​education-programmes/​Education+and+Programmes/​

Facts about the module

Danish titleAnvendt produkt- og designpsykologi
Module codeESNPDPK3P1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS30
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design