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The Open University UK

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3096 GBP/year
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About

The Certificate in Health Sciences at The Open University UK integrates biological, chemical and physical sciences with psychology, health statistics and social sciences to investigate the underlying causes and solutions in a range of conditions – from pain and addiction to lung disease and cancer.

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Overview

Key features of the Certificate in Health Sciences at The Open University UK  

  • Explore a range of health topics in their wider personal, cultural and social contexts
  • Learn to evaluate evidence; understand and use scientific terms and concepts; handle numbers; and interpret graphs and tables
  • Enhance your employability in healthcare and other settings 
  • Builds a solid foundation for further study

Skills for career development

As well as an understanding of some of the science that underpins health, you’ll develop skills in basic scientific literacy and numeracy, locating and interpreting scientific data, and using a computer to find and communicate information. The certificate also offers a sound foundation for progressing to an honours degree in a relevant area.

Career relevance

Employees with science qualifications are in demand in the jobs market, particularly if they also have good interpersonal skills and some workplace experience. While the Certificate in Health Sciences (S19) is not attached to any specific professional endorsement, it will be useful if you wish to take up a career in the broad area of health science, or if you work in this area already. 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.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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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

    3096 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3096 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3096 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3096 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

 

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