Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Engineering Psychology with Ergonomics

The objective of this programme is to consider the human in systems from a physical, cognitive and organisational perspective. A key feature is the strong relationship between theory and practice. The course reflects an insistent focus on converting theoretical knowledge on human capabilities and limitations into actionable, credible means of assessment to inform design and best practice in a wide variety of domains.

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry, students must hold a minimum 2.2 Honours Degree in a relevant discipline and/or full membership of a relevant professional institution and/or equivalent UK/overseas qualifications which may be considered on an individual basis. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core units: consumer ergonomics; people and the physical work environment; social and organisational change; research methods; learning from disasters; human factors methods; dissertation (MSc only); choose 2 optional units: human factors in the design and evaluation of control rooms; human factors in the built environment; fire safety, explosion and process safety; sustainable and intelligent buildings.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,980 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,880 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,980 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,690 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,180 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,690 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years
MSc Distance learning £ 1,050 per Module (home fees) 2 years
MSc Distance learning £ 1,050 per Module (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Distance learning £ 1,050 per Module (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
MSc Distance learning £ 1,050 per Module (EU fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 2,690 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 6,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 3,180 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 2,690 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning £ 1,050 per Module (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning £ 1,050 per Module (overseas fees) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning £ 1,050 per Module (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning £ 1,050 per Module (EU fees) 2 years
PgCert Full-time £ 4,980 per Academic year (EU fees) 6 months
PgCert Full-time £ 4,980 per Academic year (home fees) 6 months
PgCert Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 6 months
PgCert Full-time £ 5,880 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 6 months
PgDip Part-time £ 2,690 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 6,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 3,180 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 2,690 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 1,050 per Module (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 1,050 per Module (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 1,050 per Module (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 1,050 per Module (EU fees) 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 5,880 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 4,980 per Academic year (EU fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 4,980 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Virtual Learning Environment
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

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School of Life Sciences
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