Healthcare and Health Science (Honours), B.Sc. | Online | The Open University UK | United Kingdom
36 months
Duration
6456 GBP/year
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About

This Healthcare and Health Science (Honours) degree from The Open University UK will provide you with some of the essential skills required for working in health and health science settings and the ability to apply evidence-based scientific methodology to health-related issues. 

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Overview

The combination of healthcare and health science topics in this Healthcare and Health Science (Honours) programme from The Open University UK will equip you with a broad understanding of the range of debates about the provision of healthcare, as well as enabling you to evaluate the relationship between scientific and social understandings about the promotion of health.

Key features of the course

  • Develop skills in interpreting, generating, and presenting information and data using a variety of text-based, graphical, numerical, audio-visual and online sources
  • Engage with an evidence-based, scientific approach to health sciences and gain an appreciation of the limits of scientific knowledge
  • Critically evaluate approaches to service provision and develop strategies for improving practice 

Skills for career development

You will gain some of the skills required for working in health science and be able to apply scientific methodology to health-related issues. 

The broad knowledge base in healthcare and health science that you will acquire will equip you with the necessary skills to identify key factors which influence the health of individuals and the health of populations.

You will develop skills in handling scientific data and applying this to debates about the provision of healthcare. You will also gain skills in constructing an evidence-based argument which will enable you to contribute to debates about health policy.

Career relevance

This degree will enable you to contribute to the planning and delivery of a range of healthcare services, as well as the development of policy about healthcare. The degree provides a sound and critical understanding of the relationship between scientific understandings of health and the social influences on health, and of health and social care policy, theory and practice. 

You’ll also understand how ethical, legal, scientific, social, and political factors influence the provision and development of services; and gain the critical and analytical skills that underpin evidence-based practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science and health: an evidence-based approach 
  • Critical issues in health and wellbeing 
  • Human biology
  • Investigating health and social care
  • Infectious disease and public health 
  • Approaches to mental health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
5.5

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
5.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
  • At The Open University we believe education should be open to all, so we provide a high-quality university education to anyone who wishes to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6456 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19368 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    6456 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19368 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Bachelor's scholarship opportunities for Healthcare and Health Science (Honours).

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

226 countries / Need-based
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Various benefits
Grant
31 Oct 2022
Deadline

Leopold Figl Foundation
225 countries / Merit-based
Education Future International Scholarship
200000 INR
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Education Future
United Kingdom / Merit-based
Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for International Students
8000 GBP
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

United Kingdom
YH2 Capital Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
27 Feb 2023
Deadline

226 countries
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
5000 USD
Grant
01 Apr 2023
Deadline

BeArt-Presets
226 countries
Fulbright U.S. Student Program, 2022
Various benefits
Grant
11 Oct 2022
Deadline

U.S. government
United Kingdom
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
1516 GBP
Grant
15 Dec 2022
Deadline

UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
226 countries
ServiceScape Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Nov 2022
Deadline

ServiceScape
226 countries
ACES Scholarships
3500 USD
Grant
15 Nov 2022
Deadline

ACES Education Fund
Worldwide / Merit-based
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
30 Dec 2023
Deadline

Worldwide / Merit-based
Fighting Bullying With Technology
1000 USD
Grant
14 Aug 2023
Deadline

Worldwide
Study abroad Scholarship - Collect
10000 SEK
Grant
31 May 2023
Deadline

Worldwide / Merit-based
iVisa Annual Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
14 May 2023
Deadline

Worldwide
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

Worldwide
Anonymous Hope Fund
3000 USD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

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