This course is designed to be undertaken by those who need to apply the knowledge of the role of human factors/ergonomics in the design, evaluation and use of interactive systems.
It will provide an understanding of the key issues related to the design, evaluation and use of user-centred technologies and provide you with additional resources to facilitate the learning process.
Can be undertaken in your own time but with access to and support from University staff.
The course consists of two, 30-credit modules, each studied over six months.
Information on distance learning can be found on the University distance learning pages.
- Human Factors in Interactive Systems(starts in September)
- Practical Ergonomics Investigation(starts in March)
The modules we offer are inspired by the research interests of our staff and as a result may change for reasons of, for example, research developments or legislation changes. This list is an example of typical modules we offer, not a definitive list.
Students in the department have gone on to a variety of different careers, including civil engineers, engineering technicians, quality assurance and regulation officers and engineering professionals. The programme also aims to provide a strong foundation for further study to PhD level and the pursuit of a career in research.
The University of Nottingham has been recognised as delivering a Gold standard in the Teaching Excellence Framework(TEF), which aims to recognise and reward excellent learning and teaching.
Average starting salary and career progression
In 2016, 87.5% of postgraduates in the department who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £24,300 with the highest being £26,000.
*Known destinations of full-time home higher degree postgraduates, 2015/16. Salaries are calculated based on those in full-time paid employment within the UK.
- Entry requirements: Students should have a high 2:2 (or international equivalent) BEng or BSc in any relevant subject.
- Other requirements: Include evidence of relevant personal, professional and educational experience. If students have an alternative non-degree or professional qualification, for instance within engineering, design or computer science, they may also be considered for entry.
- IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
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Last updated January 19, 2018