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Health Sciences

The Open University UK

Bachelor Online
24 months
Duration
6192 GBP/year
6192 GBP/year
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About

In this Diploma of Higher Education in Health Sciences programme offered by The Open University UK, you’ll study the essential scientific concepts underpinning the function of the human mind and body; the incidence, diagnosis and treatment of disease and disability; and the maintenance and improvement of health in different populations.

Overview

If you’re interested in the science behind our health – from what we can do as individuals to stay healthy, to global health issues such as epidemics or the treatment of people with dementia – this diploma is for you. It’s particularly relevant if you work in health-related professions, or you’re thinking about doing so.

Key features of the Diploma of Higher Education in Health Sciences programme offered by The Open University UK

  • Explores health and disease from a multidisciplinary, evidence-based perspective
  • Uses innovative online collaborative and virtual experiences to develop science practical skills
  • Develops a wide range of transferable skills
  • Builds a solid foundation for further study

Career relevance

While this course is not attached to a specific professional endorsement, it provides a broad base of subject knowledge and skills appropriate to occupations such as biomedical research, diagnostic services, health promotion, health and safety, health therapy, and health services administration and management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science and health: an evidence-based approach
  • Investigating psychology
  • Science: concepts and practice 
  • Human biology 
  • Brain, mind and mental health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification; however, to study successfully you’ll need,

  • The ability to read and write to a good standard of English
  • Some basic maths skills
  • Some familiarity with using a computer and the internet.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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