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Accredited courses

If you'd like to study ergonomics and human factors at postgraduate degree level, you have a number of options. Here's a list of Masters courses in ergonomics and human factors currently accredited by the CIEHF. We call them 'Qualifying Courses' as graduation from any of them means you qualify for Graduate Membership!

The first three universities here offer a number of study and pathway options with their courses. The next two offer MScs in particular sectors. Follow the links to find out more from the university’s own website.

Ergonomics & Human Factors

Ergonomics & Human Factors

This MSc course 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.

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Human Factors & Ergonomics

Human Factors & Ergonomics

If you're interested in people, technology and design, this MSc course aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to design products, jobs and environments from the human perspective.

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Ergonomics & Human Factors

Ergonomics & Human Factors

This MSc course is suited to practitioners from around the world and from a wide range of disciplines such as design, health and safety, healthcare, computing, engineering, architecture and more.

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Patient Safety & Clinical Human Factors

Patient Safety & Clinical Human Factors

This MSc course aims to support any graduate healthcare professionals in using evidence-based tools and techniques to improve the reliability and safety of everyday healthcare systems and processes.

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Safety & Human Factors in Aviation

Safety & Human Factors in Aviation

This MSc course synthesises the study of human factors with the study of safety and safety assessment, creating a powerful combination to really add-on value in applied aviation and safety critical contexts.

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Already graduated?

If you've already graduated from any of the accredited courses above, or from any of our previously accredited courses, you're eligible for Graduate Membership of the CIEHF!

 

Want something shorter than an MSc?

We've accredited a number of PostGrad Certificates that might suit you better. Click on each to expand the information and see links to even more!

Ergonomics and Human Factors: Loughborough University Ergonomics and Human Factors: Loughborough University

A course for those who want broad ergonomics/human factors training and general qualification. Find out more

Applied Ergonomics: University of Nottingham Applied Ergonomics: University of Nottingham

This one year course will provide you with a broad overview of the discipline of ergonomics and practical guidance for applying ergonomics techniques. Find out more

Human Factors for Patient Safety: Staffordshire University Human Factors for Patient Safety: Staffordshire University

A part-time course via distance or blended learning, developed specifically for those currently working within the Health and Social Care Sectors. Find out more

Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety: Loughborough University Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety: Loughborough University

This course is aimed at those who want a broad human factors education with a focus on aspects concerned with promoting patient safety in all healthcare sectors. Find out more

Usability and Human Computer Interaction: University of Nottingham Usability and Human Computer Interaction: University of Nottingham

This one year course by distance learning will provide you with a broad overview of the discipline of ergonomics and practical guidance for applying ergonomics techniques. Find out more

Still a bit too much to commit to?

If you want to test the water with human factors, we've accredited a number of training courses that you might find useful. Why not take a look?

Interested in accreditation?

If you run a human factors PostGrad degree course and would like to attract more students, think about CIEHF accreditation. We're the only professional membership body dedicated to ergonomics and human factors in the UK and our stamp of quality is highly respected.