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Apply deadline: 12th May 2017

UK/EU: £2,370
INT: £2,550
Course length
1 year of part time study
Start dates
September or May
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16 May

Course code: MJ9AC     Level: 7

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

Programme Specification

Image: PDF opens in a new window Ergonomics MSc programme specification

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 are some images from one of the modules of this course. There are three screen shots for you to scroll through which show you what the learning environment and material looks like, with a brief explanation underneath.

Click on the image below to view examples.

Interactive activities such as surveys are used within the modules to offer a deeper understanding.
Visual representations of models are used to help explain theories and ideas in clear and concise way.
Activities allow you to discuss and debate theories and contemporary issues from a range of critical perspectives.