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Cognitive Engineering, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 14 days
    Duration
University rank #147 (QS) Berlin, Germany
In this course, students gain skills and expertise in the field of human factors. Theoretical groundwork (human perception and performance, design principles, and trust in automation) will be laid and participants gain first practical insights in complex socio-technical systems.
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Overview

In this course, students gain skills and expertise in the field of human factors. First the theoretical groundwork (human perception and performance, design principles, and trust in automation) is laid and participants gain first practical insights in complex socio-technical systems.

Afterwards, participants team up to put the theoretical foundation into the real world, examining typical challenges in human-automation interaction.

The aim is to accomplish a holistic research process from the development of the research question to the presentation of the results. Thereby, the investigated technologies can vary broadly (e.g. humanoid robots, mobile applications, navigation devices, or websites).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 14 days
  • Credits
    3 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Goals:

  • Fundamental knowledge about human information processing and action selection as well as accompanying limitations
  • Ability and common methods to analyze and optimize typical human factors problems 
  • Understanding and applying evaluation methods for human- machine-interaction in the context of user-centered design

Lecturers

Tobias Rieger and Eileen Roesler are lecturers and researchers at the Chair of Work, Engineering, and Organizational Psychology at Technische Universität Berlin. In both teaching and research, the lecturers engage in the field of human-automation-interaction.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The general prerequisites of the TU Berlin Summer University are the following: at least one year of university experience + English level B2 or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    950 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 14 days.
  • National

    950 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 14 days.
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Fee covers tuition and learning materials, excursions, field trips, cultural program, a public transportation ticket, and library access.

Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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