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Course summary

This course looks at how to design technologies to work better for people. It will apply knowledge of the role of human factors/ergonomics into the design, evaluation and use of interactive systems. You will learn 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. The course is taught using the distance learning format, so most of the material and background reading 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.


The course consists of two 30 credit modules, each studied over 6 months: human factors in interactive systems; practical ergonomics investigation.

Entry requirements

2.1 degree (or international equivalent) in any relevant subject. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For fee information, see
Usability and Human Computer Interaction PGCert at University of Nottingham - UCAS