Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Health Sciences (W44)

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Course summary

In this diploma, 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. 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 course

  • 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

Modules

This diploma of higher education has two stages, each comprising 120 credits: In Stage 1, you’ll study two 60-credit modules. In Stage 2, you’ll study two 30-credit modules and one 60-credit module.


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13848 Whole course
International £13848 Whole course
England £13848 Whole course
Channel Islands £13848 Whole course
Northern Ireland £4416 Whole course
Scotland £4512 Whole course
Wales £5248 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £13296 Whole course

Additional fee information

The fee information provided is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2024. Fees normally increase annually. For further information about The Open University's fee policy, visit our website.
Health Sciences (W44) at Open University - UCAS