Health Sciences Open Award - PgDip/PgCert/MSc

Online Oxford Brookes University    Department of Psychology, Health and Professional Development

Full time & Part time September, January MSc, PGCert, PGDip See course dates on website
Nursing & Health (27)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc Health Sciences Open Award at Oxford Brookes University. This innovative programme empowers you to craft a bespoke Master's degree by selecting modules from the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. Engage in work-based learning, collaborating with industry leaders like Macmillan Cancer Support. Benefit from a world-class academic community and top-notch resources, including the Radcliffe Science Library. Gain credits from Oxford Brookes and other esteemed institutions, even for workplace projects. Design your own study programme tailored to your needs, with a focus on research design training and a compelling dissertation or project management report. Explore diverse modules like Applied cancer biology, Leadership in health and social care, and Palliative care for children. Entry requires a UK/EU first degree or equivalent, with relevant professional experience in the health or social care sector. Elevate your career prospects and expand your horizons with this exceptional programme.

About the course

Our MSc Health Sciences Open Award allows you to build a bespoke Master’s degree. You can access a wide range of modules across the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences and combine these into an MSc pathway. The course offers opportunities for:

  • work-based learning
  • bringing professional expertise and academic knowledge into dialogue.

We work closely with major charities such as Macmillan Cancer Support. And teaching staff are at the cutting edge of professional development in the sector.

You'll have access to a world-class academic community and invaluable resources, such as the Radcliffe Science Library. Our location gives you access to health care settings with international reputations for excellence and innovation. These include:

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Entry Requirements

Entry normally requires a UK/EU first degree or equivalent overseas degree from a recognised institution. Subject to approval by Oxford Brookes University, equivalent professional or other qualifications applicable to health and social care can be considered under some circumstances, particularly if you are registered as a health or social care professional.
Six months' experience as a student, employee or volunteer within the health / social care sector (European or International; public, private or voluntary) will normally be required.


● Home (UK) full time - £1,100 per single module
● Home (UK) part time - £1,100 per single module
● Home (UK) distance learning - £1,100 per single module
● International full time - £15,800
● International distance learning - £1,760 per single module

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