University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Human Factors and Ergonomics

The course improves awareness of the critical contribution of the human factor to manufacturing and services industries, as well as in business and commerce. The course provides the necessary skills to address the human factor in the design of products, jobs, workplaces and systems to ensure higher levels of effectiveness and reliability. By studying this course, students will graduate with a postgraduate qualification that provides the necessary skills to address these issues in the design of products, jobs, workplaces and systems.

Entry requirements

High 2.2 (or international equivalent) in any relevant degree, including manufacturing, industrial and mechanical engineering, management/business, psychology, human science, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, computer/safety science; English language requirements: IELTS: 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Course modules

Core modules: cognitive ergonomics; physical ergonomics; systems engineering and human factors; studying human performance; simulation and digital human modelling; risk and safety science for engineers; human-computer systems; advanced methods in human factors; contemporary issues in human factors.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include an individual research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,300 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559