The Ergonomics and Human Factors Postgraduate Diploma is designed to support your career development within the profession; however you may wish to progress onto the final stage of the Masters award before considering further qualifications such as a PhD.

The Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors is an excellent resource for employment opportunities and for information about gaining experience in ergonomics. You will be able to access their resources, events and membership community through your student membership for the duration of your studies and build your portfolio as you work towards becoming a Registered Member of the CIEHF.

The Postgraduate qualification will be of value to Ergonomists/ Human Factors professionals seeking postgraduate level CPD. It will also benefit those working in allied professions to broaden your skills and enhance your service offering, to build on your professional development or to create new career openings.

Utilise our Careers and Employment Service​

Whilst you are a student at the University of Derby, and for 3 years after you graduate, our Careers and Employment Service can assist you with job search advice, CV creation, workshops and events, as well as one-to-one appointments with employment advisers to help with career planning and interview preparation.