Total cost of course
UK/EU: £2,940*
INT: £2,940*

*Prices correct for 2019/2020 new students. Subject to potential annual increase in September 2020.

Course length
1 year of part time study
Start dates
May, September
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Pace of study

We recommend around 20 hours of study per week, per 20 credit module.

Assessment method

This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work and practical reports.

Course code: MJ9AC     Level 7 qualification

* From 2020 our MSc Ergonomics is being redeveloped. Want to find out more? Find out more now.

If you want to join the current online Masters Ergonomics programme in Sept 2019, you will be able to transfer your credits from the current programme onto the new Ergonomics (Human Factors) Masters programme or one of the pathways in 2020 (subject to the new MSc Ergonomics (Human Factors) being successfully validated).

This online Ergonomics postgraduate certificate course is the first stage of our popular and well-established Ergonomics Masters programme which was the first online MSc Ergonomics to be launched in Europe.

As a current or aspiring ergonomist, or a human factors professional, the postgraduate certificate level is an ideal way of learning more about this specialist subject or obtaining continuing professional development (CPD) credits to further your career. You may wish to consider continuing your study to the Postgraduate Diploma or the full Masters at a later date.

Advance your career with an online Ergonomics course

At Postgraduate Diploma level, you can choose from three specialist pathways to gain a named award of your choice, to fit in with your personal or professional interests:

  • Postgraduate Diploma Ergonomics (Human Factors)
  • Postgraduate Diploma Health Ergonomics
  • Postgraduate Diploma Ergonomics & Organisational Behaviour

What does online learning look like?

If you're thinking of studying one of our courses, you may be wondering how online learning works and what it looks like. Below is a link that will take you to a course taster. This course taster will include a video that provides an oversight of how online learning works, an introduction from the course academic as well as a sample of the content that you will experience during the course.

Click on the 'View Course Taster' button below, and complete the short form to view the course taster.

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Programme Specification

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