Taught course

Ergonomics

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

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.

Months of entry

September, May

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
36 months
distance learning
36 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

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