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Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety PGCert

Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety PGCert

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Ergonomics Health Legal / Ethical Issues

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our PG Certificate Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety provides an insight into human factors, focusing on the promotion of patient safety in the healthcare sector. It also concentrates on investigations relevant to understanding and intervening in these situations, with the view to improving conditions for those exposed.

This CIEHF recognised programme examines how best to ensure a good fit between people, their actions, the objects they use and the environments which they occupy. You will apply theoretical principles, data and methods to ensure that design is optimised for human wellbeing and overall system performance.

You will benefit from teaching provided by world-leading academics, industry experts and specialists to ensure that you are trained to the highest professional standard. Previous guest speakers for our Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety programme include industry experts from Humanscale, EDF Energy, Rolls Royce and AMEC, as well as specialists in health and safety, aviation safety, environmental health, health practitioners and experienced lecturers from other universities.

Past students have joined us from a wide range of health disciplines and backgrounds, including health sciences, nursing, medical practice, human physiology, kinesiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and psychology.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Please contact university and ask about this fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant discipline or closely related subject.

University information

Loughborough University is in the top 10 of every UK league table, has an award-winning student experience and was voted University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018. Our research has impact. We are a top 10 research-led university in England (REF 2014) and we have been awarded seven prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of our world-class excellence in areas of service and benefit to the UK – only Oxford...more

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