Study patterns: Ergonomics and Human Factors MSc (online)

On this page you will find the study patterns for our MSc Ergonomics and Human Factors (online) programme.

This study pattern highlights the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the upcoming academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk.

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week.

Ergonomics and Human Factors, MSc (online) - standard (3 years) with Autumn (September) start

Study PatternAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1 Fundamentals of Ergonomics and Human Factors
(7PS568)
20 credits
Cognitive Ergonomics and Psychology
(7PS567)
20 credits
Physical Ergonomics
(7PS569)
20 credits
Year 2 Investigation and Analysis
(7PS503)
20 credits
Systems Ergonomics
(7PS570)
20 credits
Option A Module*
20 credits
Year 3 Research Project in Ergonomics
and Human Factors
(7PS989)
60 credits
Research Project in Ergonomics 
and Human Factors
(7PS989)
60 credits continued
Research Project in Ergonomics 
and Human Factors
(7PS989)
60 credits continued

*Option A Modules (summer): Contemporary Issues in Ergonomics and Human Factors (7PS564); Ergonomics and Human Factors (Behaviour Change) (7PS565); Ergonomics and Human Factors (Healthcare) (7PS566)