Human Factors is a multi-disciplinary applied science that integrates the fields of psychology, engineering, ergonomics, management and industrial design. Human Factors pivots around the processes of effective system design, and deals with areas such as personnel selection; personnel training; machine design; job design; and, environmental design. This unit provides an introduction to the range of issues covered in human factors and supports the development of some basic skills used by human factors professionals to study occupational environments.
The unit will be delivered as a series of eight modules, each investigating a different aspect of the subject. The modules are titled Introduction to Human Factors; Incident Investigation, Human Physiology and Anthropometry; Information Processing and Cognition; Occupational Stressors; Change, Leadership and Culture; Human Error; Risk Management.
|Unit name||Human Factors and Risk Management in Marine Navigation|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2019: $1,169.00||2019: $2,731.00||031705|
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