During this course you will develop excellent skills to help you evaluate and design tasks, jobs, products, environments and systems that are compatible with the needs and limitations of people.

Employment prospects for Ergonomists can be diverse as demand for these specialist skills can be found in a range of fields from healthcare to aviation, nuclear safety to product design. Further career information is available on the CIEHF website. 

Graduate Membership

Our MSc Ergonomics is accredited by the CIEHF as a qualifying course for Graduate Membership. This is the first step in developing a career as an Ergonomist and brings you a whole range of benefits including:

  • discounts on books, journals and insurance
  • events and talks that keep you updated about changes in your field
  • regular news and jobs alerts.

Once you have obtained your MSc Ergonomics, you can apply to the CIEHF to be a graduate member. 

As a graduate member you can begin to build your expertise under the guidance of a mentor, building a portfolio of work that after 3 years can be considered by the professional body in order for you to be recognised as a ‘Registered Member’ and allowed to use the letters MIEHF after your name. Registered Ergonomists can also apply for Chartership by returning an acceptable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) submission.