Ergonomics and Human Factors
This course is aimed at students who want a broad human factors education. Current and past students have come from a large range of backgrounds, both in the UK and internationally. Degrees and experience held by past students include the fields of: industrial design, health sciences, human physiology, kinesiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology and branches of engineering.
For the MSc, an offer will be made to applicants who hold a 1st or 2nd Class upper UK Honours degree in a relevant discipline or closely related subject. For applicants who are yet to receive their first degree results, a conditional offer will be made pending results. If you are unfortunate to miss your conditional offer you can contact us to discuss your situation. For our diploma and certificate programmes we assess applicants on a case-by-case basis. Our students come from a number of disciplines including: industrial design, health sciences, human physiology, kinesiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology and branches of engineering. Decisions are made on the basis of the application forms and documents provided. Additional materials may be requested, for example further documentary evidence or a piece of written work.
Compulsory modules: introduction to ergonomics; human function; human factors and systems; physical health at work; human computer interaction; data collection and analysis; environmental ergonomics; project module (MSc); optional modules; disability, ageing and inclusive design; healthcare ergonomics and patient safety; transport safety.
Coursework and examinations, and for the MSc, a project report including viva voce.
ESRC and EPSRC; each year, several different companies offer support to students undertaking projects with them; limited support may be available from the Department to assist with fee payment; EU students may be eligible for assistance with fees through the ESF.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||-||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2016||-||2 years|
|PgCert||Full-time||October 2016||-||8 months|
|PgCert||Part-time||October 2016||-||20 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Loughborough University||Loughborough||LE11 3TU||East Midlands|
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