The Safety and Human Factors in Aviation programme from Cranfield University is delivered through the specialist Safety and Accident Investigation Centre, operating for over 30 years to support global safety and investigation, this course is unique in that it 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.
Demand for human factors and safety expertise continues to be a growing area within aviation as well as other safety critical industries. Safety critical systems require high human performance in addition to engineering excellence to meet the safety and business requirements of the aviation industry. To meet these demands, the design of systems must match, support and augment the capabilities of the user.
We are very well located for visiting part-time students from all over the world, and offers a range of library and support facilities to support your studies. This enables students from all over the world to complete this qualification whilst balancing work/life commitments.
There are strong employment prospects for graduates in safety-related management and operational positions. Course graduates generally find suitable employment in a range of safety and human factors related roles. Previous graduates of the course have been successful in gaining employment with:
- BAE Systems
- British Airways
- Virgin Atlantic
This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF).
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- Cognitive Ergonomics
- Human Performance and Error
- Human-Computer Interaction in Aviation
- Aviation Medicine
- Research Methods
- Safety Assessment of Aircraft Systems
- Aviation Safety Management
- Aircraft Accident Investigation and Response
This course attracts a wide variety of students from aviation professionals in civil and military domains to high-quality graduates in engineering and social science disciplines. The wide range of skills and knowledge represented by students on the course provides a learning environment unique to here.
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.
DisciplinesAerospace Engineering Risk Management Transportation Engineering View 134 other Masters in Risk Management in United Kingdom
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- A first or second class UK Honours degree or equivalent in engineering, aeronautical engineering, mathematics, ergonomics, psychology or other science. Other qualifications (e.g. HND or alternative) may be acceptable, provided that there is evidence of sufficient relevant work experience.
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International22150 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22150 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10825 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10825 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Cranfield
- ISTAT Foundation Scholarships
- GREAT China Scholarship
- GREAT Thailand Scholarship
- Masters Loan from Student Finance England
- Santander Scholarship
- Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Countries
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.