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Diploma in Ergonomics

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Faculty of Health Sciences

Level of education: Courses, diplomas and others

Target audience:

Professionals who wish to broaden their knowledge in Ergonomics.

Hourly intensity:

144 hours

Presencial asistido por TIC


The diploma course has been designed to respond to the training needs in ergonomics, which is part of the development of the Occupational Safety and Health Management in the country, whose objective is the control of occupational diseases and accidents focused on the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries of people in different environments, the Diploma in Ergonomics has a labor and social scope, where the ergonomic determinants are evaluated and the application of universal design is performed as a tool that allows a comprehensive assessment of the work and social environment.



Module 1

Understand the general concepts of ergonomics and their applicability in social and work environments.

Module 2

Recognize universal design as a tool that allows its application from ergonomics to improve processes and accessibility for people.

Module 3

Apply the concepts of ergonomics to contribute to the ergonomic analysis of a workstation through case studies.


Alejandra María Garay Salamanca

Magíster en Salud Ocupacional.

Why this program at UCM?

Este programa proporciona conocimientos esenciales sobre cómo diseñar espacios y tareas que se adapten a las capacidades humanas, reduciendo el riesgo de lesiones y aumentando la productividad. Al especializarte en ergonomía, no solo estarás contribuyendo al bienestar de los empleados, sino que también estarás adquiriendo habilidades valoradas en diversas industrias, desde la manufactura hasta la tecnología. Además, este diplomado te capacita para implementar estrategias ergonómicas que cumplen con normativas internacionales, lo que es crucial para empresas que desean mantenerse competitivas y responsables.

+ High Quality University
+ High employability rate
+ Modelo Pedagógico Personalizante y Liberador
+ Financing facilities
+ National and International Mobility

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