Taught course

Ergonomics (Online)

Institution
University of Derby · College of Life and Natural Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You'll need a UK undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant discipline. If you have key practical experience and work based training, you may also apply.

International students require equivalent qualifications and may be asked to supply references to support your application.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This popular and well-established programme was the first online ergonomics masters course to be launched in Europe. As a current or aspiring ergonomist, or a human factors professional, it would give you a significant advantage in your field.

Accredited by your professional body, the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF), it meets their high standards and gives you the opportunity of Graduate Membership which is your first step to registered status as an Ergonomist. Ergonomics promotes a holistic human centred approach; this theme naturally links the modules within the programme. There are modules designed to cover physical and psychological characteristics, ergonomics methods and wider systems issues. You will be able to complete one of three pathways in Ergonomics (Human Factors), Health Ergonomics, and Ergonomics and Organisational Behaviour which are all accredited by the CIEHF and offer you the opportunity to tailor your studies to meet your own career interests.

Our tutors have many years’ experience in ergonomics and they understand the pressures of balancing study around work and family commitments.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

online
42 months
distance learning
42 months
part time
42 months

PGDip

part time
30 months
online
30 months
distance learning
30 months

PGCert

distance learning
18 months
part time
18 months
online
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Erin Passmore
Email
fehs@derby.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1332 594279