Related fields in the discipline are life science, health science and medicine. Studies in life sciences encompass all fields of science that involve the scientific study of living organisms such as plants, animals, and human beings. Medicine and biology are the major fields of study the area. As such, life sciences are closely linked with health science, which is a multidisciplinary field based on the natural science such as biology, chemistry and physics.
Our BTEC in Health and Social Care course is designed to introduce you to working in the health and social care services sector. This in-depth qualification will enable you to gain a nationally-recognised qualification, helping with your career development, or will allow you to progress to further study.
Counselling is being sought more and more as people realise how it can help with the stresses and pressures of life today. Our Counselling Skills course will equip you to become a counsellor and help people with issues causing upset in their personal lives.
Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities, education, social care, families, police, prisons, business and voluntary sectors is now acknowledged as vital. This module enables you, whatever your background and expertise, to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of multidisciplinary public health across the UK and internationally.
Explore the discovery and development of a range of drugs and medicines that relieve pain, alleviate symptoms, minimise the risk of infection and effect cures. Molecules, medicines and drugs: a chemical story is one of a series of short, five-month 10-credit modules introducing fascinating topics in science. It is a highly interactive online module that focuses on the chemistry that underlies medicines.
Autism is a spectrum of conditions characterised by social, communicative, sensory-motor and cognitive difficulties. The social and psychological consequences can be profound. This 20-week module provides an accessible introduction to the autistic spectrum, principles and problems of diagnosis, and biological and psychological approaches to explaining underlying causes.
This honours programme offers multi-professional, intercultural advanced health care modules that will strengthen your international competencies. The programme provides knowledge and insights in a number of compulsory and elective fields. Eleven modules are on offer; eight successfully finished modules and a successfully completed thesis are required to obtain the certificate. Each week, you will participate in health care practice.
This online Human Resources management course is a Level 6 Extended course, accredited by the ABE. It is also a degree-level course. The extended diploma equips you with the skills and knowledge to develop an analytical approach to Human Resources management.
The online diploma in health and social care management is a Level 4 course. The diploma qualification is UK-accredited and is recognised in the UK and internationally.
The online certificate in management for health and social care is a Level 4 course; it is is UK-accredited, and recognised both in the UK and internationally. This health and social care management course is aimed at supervisors and team leaders; completion of this course enables students to understand and enhance their role in the work place.
The purpose of this graduate certificate is to provide a theoretical and practical foundation in nursing education for Masters Prepared nurses who wish to assume the role of nursing faculty in an associate or baccalaureate degree nursing program. This certificate will provide the opportunity to acquire some of the basic skills utilized by the nurse educator.
This certificate is designed to provide health care program students or health care providers with the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and skills that are needed to meet the unique needs of the elderly population.
In this module you will study three exciting topics in contemporary science which will provide you with a broad understanding of OU level 1 science. These topics include Human genetics and health issues, which deals with our genes – an area at the forefront of medical science and Empire of the microbes, which explores the intriguing world of bacteria, viruses, yeast and other microscopic organisms.