Courses & Units

Human Factors and Risk Management in the Maritime Industry JND307

Launceston

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Human Factors and Risk Management in the Maritime Industry
Unit code JND307
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring
Coordinator

Siriwardhana Hirimbure Gamage

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

1

Assess human factor issues in the maritime environment and develop an
appropriate response.

2

Analyse a maritime-related task using hierarchical task analysis (HTA) to identify errors in the procedure

3

Examine a maritime accident and illustrate the causes using a theoretical model
of accident causation

4

Assess the implications of human factor issues for the wider maritime community to devise a solution.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
031705 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,826.00

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online unit.  Recommended 180 minutes independent learning weekly.

Assessment

ATT1 - Analysis assignment 1 (1500 words) (20%)

ATT2 - Analysis assignment 2 (1800 words) (30%)

ATT3 - Analysis assignment 3 (4500 words) (50%)

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Textbooks

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