University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Applied Ergonomics and Human Factors

The course is specially designed to be undertaken by employees in any organisation who need to apply ergonomics principles to their work. It provides an understanding of the key issues related to workplace ergonomics and work design. Students gain an understanding of the importance of ergonomics in the workplace, a basic knowledge of ergonomics theory, and the ability to use a number of valuable ergonomics assessment techniques.

Entry requirements

2.2 degree or international equivalent; evidence of relevant personal, professional and educational experience. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Course modules

Modules include: ergonomics applications in the workplace; ergonomics methods; ergonomics in work organisations; human factors in interactive systems; human factors in context; practical ergonomics investigation. Each module is offered over a 26-week span, normally once a year, with module start times over in September and March.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework and exams.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,740 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,015 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
On line/Distance Learning

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