Coventry University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Human Factors in Aviation (Taught)

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Course summary

This course covers the theoretical basis for the study of human factors in aviation, demonstrating how these concepts are applied in aspects of aviation operations. Throughout the modules, you are encouraged to apply the theoretical material to real world issues within the aviation industry, as human factors practitioners would. The course consists of eight core modules covering the main areas of human factors in aviation and a module involving a critical review of contemporary literature on a relevant topic, followed by an applied human factors research thesis within the field (divided across two modules). All modules are mandatory.

Course details

Assessment method

The course is assessed 100% via coursework. The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.

How to apply

International applicants

This course has a subject classification which requires students whose nationality is outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to have an ATAS certificate, irrespective of country of residence at the point of application.

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Entry requirements

Applicants should ideally hold an honours degree 2.2 or an equivalent international qualification or above in a cognate, psychology, medical or engineering discipline, and have experience in the operational aspects of the aviation industry. However, applications from candidates with relevant experience and professional qualifications, or those with an undergraduate degree in another discipline will also be considered on an individual basis. Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

2022/23 fees TBC. Please see our website for latest information.

Provider information

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Coventry University
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Clearing contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office

02476 888888

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 18 August 08:00-20:00, Friday 19 August 08:00-18:00, Saturday 20 August 10:00-16:00, Sunday 21 August 10:00-16:00, Monday 22 August onwards (weekdays only) 08:00-18:30

Course contact details

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UK Postgraduate Admissions Office

024 7765 4321

European and International Admissions Office

+44 024 7765 2152

Human Factors in Aviation at Coventry University - UCAS