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Human Factors in Aviation

Coventry University

24 months
17900 GBP/year
14250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Human Factors in Aviation course at Coventry University aims to equip aviation professionals with a thorough appreciation of all aspects of the discipline and how they can be applied to best effect in the aviation industry. 

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This Human Factors in Aviation course at Coventry University covers the theoretical basis for the study of human factors in aviation, demonstrating how these concepts are applied in aspects of aviation operations.

Throughout the modules, you are encouraged to apply the theoretical material to real world issues within the aviation industry, as human factors practitioners would.

Career prospects

Potential destinations for human factors professionals include airlines and aircraft operators, air traffic control services, engineering organisations, aerospace manufacturers, safety consultancies and research organisations.

In addition to the knowledge and application of the areas of human factors addressed, you will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of transferable professional skills during your studies, including the ability to produce written reports, engage in self-directed study, design, plan and execute a piece of applied human factors research and demonstrate a critical awareness of professional, legal, social and ethical issues. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Information Processing in Aviation
  • Decision Making and Error in Aviation
  • Flight Deck Design
  • Selection, Stress and Stressors
  • Training and Simulation 
  • Critical Literature Review

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should ideally hold an honours degree 2.2 or an equivalent international qualification or above in a cognate, psychology, medical or engineering discipline, and be involved in the operational aspects of the aviation industry.
  • However, applications from candidates with relevant experience and professional qualifications, or those with an undergraduate degree in another discipline will also be considered on an individual basis.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Human Factors in Aviation
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