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.
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.
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You'll study the following:
- Science and health: an evidence-based approach
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- 12 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
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International3096 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 3096 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA3096 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 3096 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.