This CIEHF recognised Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety at Loughborough University examines 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 wellbeing and overall system performance.
We are committed to helping you develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully in your chosen career.
The School of Design and Creative Arts at Loughborough University boasts strong industry links. As part of the Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety programme, you will be encouraged to undertake your main project in the field, to gain realistic experiences and learning. Programme content has a strong practitioner bias, where learning provides vocational training towards a career as an ergonomist or human factors expert.Successful completion of this programme will enable you to become a professional ergonomics or human factors practitioner. The broad nature of the programme also opens up possibilities in other scientific and research careers, too.
Example jobs held by our recent graduates include: Chief Trials Officer, Ergonomist and Automotive Engineer, Graduate Human Factors Engineer, Human Factors Consultant, Scientist, and Usability Engineer.
Our Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety degree is professionally recognised by the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF). As the CIEHF is affiliated with the International Ergonomics Association, you will be exposed to a range of valuable employment opportunities worldwide.
- Cognitive Ergonomics
- Physical Ergonomics
- Human Factors and Systems
- Healthcare Ergonomics and Patient Safety
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPublic Health Organisational Behaviour Health Sciences View 1772 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
- A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant discipline or closely related subject.
International8483 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8483 GBP per year during 12 months.
National3800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3800 GBP per year during 12 months.
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