Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Human Factors for Inclusive Design

This course is aimed at students who want a human factors education with a focus on vehicles and transport. Current and past students have come from a large range of backgrounds, both in the UK and internationally. Degrees and experience held by our past students include the fields of: industrial design, health sciences, human physiology, kinesiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology and branches of engineering.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

Introduction to ergonomics; human function; human factors and systems; disability, ageing and inclusive design; physical health at work; human computer interaction; data collection and analysis; environmental ergonomics; project module.

Assessment methods

Coursework and examinations, and for the MSc, a project report including viva voce.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 24 months
PgCert Full-time October 2016 - 8 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 - 20 months
Diploma Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
Diploma Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01509 222496