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COURSE SYLLABUS

Work and organisation on human terms 7.5 credits

Arbetsmiljö och organisation
First cycle, A0019A
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2020 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.


Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G#
Subject
Human Works Science
Subject group (SCB)
Work Science and Ergonomics

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.



Course Aim
After completing the course the student will have gained basic theoretical knowledge of humans physical and cognitive abilities, as well as practical knowledge to apply those theories when designing sustainable
work, organizations, work sites, techincal systems and processes.

Contents
The course consist of basic theory in physical, cognitive and organisational ergonomics, and how those factors effect productivity, work environment and wellbeing. The course also consist of basic methods for ergonomic assessment.

Realization
The course will be conducted through independent studies using internet-based material. Through exercises and individual assignments, the student will show that she or he have reached the goals of the course.

Examination
Exercises that will take place continuously during the course and written essays.

Examiner
Therese Öhrling

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2020 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
The free online course, On human terms, which provides both video lectures and text files, is used as course literature. On human terms is based on the book Work and technology on human terms which is accesable both in English and in Swedish, full references below:

Bohgard, M. et al. (reds) 2009. Work and technology on human terms. Prevent.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Exercises and quizzezU G#5.00MandatoryA20
0002Individual essayU G#2.50MandatoryA20

Syllabus established
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 14 Feb 2020

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 14 Feb 2020