Applied Engineering Psychology


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.

The number of ECTS for the project unit has to be reflected in the scope of the project (e.g. by the theories, methods, and experiments addressed).

Learning objectives


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


  • 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.


  • 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



Name of examApplied Engineering Psychology
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleAnvendt produkt- og designpsykologi
Module codeESNPDPK3P3
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design