Study patterns: Ergonomics and Human Factors Postgraduate Diploma (online)

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

This study pattern highlights the modules that you will need to select and study 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 (option 4) or

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, Postgraduate Diploma (online) - standard (2 years) with autumn (September) start

Study PatternAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1 Fundamentals of Ergonomics and Human Factors
20 credits
Cognitive Ergonomics and Psychology
20 credits
Physical Ergonomics
20 credits
Year 2 Investigation and Analysis
20 credits
Systems Ergonomics
20 credits
Option A Module*
20 credits

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