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MSc/PGDip/PGCert - Ergonomics and Human Factors

Loughborough University    Design

Full time & Part time October MSc, PGDip, PGCert 1 year full-time or 2-3 years part-time

About the course

Established in 1959, our Ergonomics and Human Factors degree will develop your understanding of the field across a range of sectors, examining how best to ensure a good fit between people, their actions, the objects they use and the environments which they occupy.

You will apply theoretical principles, data and methods to ensure that design is optimised for human well-being and overall system performance. You will also have the option to select one of the following specialist streams: human factors for inclusive design, human factors in transport, human factors and ergonomics for patient safety, or ergonomics in health and community care.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in various disciplines, such as design, engineering, psychology, computer science, sports science, management, medicine or nursing etc.

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

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I chose Loughborough for its great reputation in ergonomics and because I wanted the opportunity to be taught by world-leading researchers in the field.

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