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 Master of Public Health (MPH) programme, delivered 100% online, seeks to equip you with the critical thinking and decision making skills you need to advance your career in public health and become an agent of positive change. Through this interdisciplinary programme, you gain an understanding of global public health issues and explore theories and practices that will help you prepare to address the public health needs of your community and around the world.
This postgraduate degree course enables you to study aspects of medicinal chemistry that explore the links between disease, mechanisms of action and the development of safe, effective commercial drugs. You have the opportunity to pursue these topics across a number of different disease therapies using the innovative teaching methods pioneered by The Open University, while developing a wide range of skills associated with masters-level study
Clinical Pathology combines the theoretical and technical knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, genetics, clinical chemistry, immunology, microbiology, hematology, histocompatibility, cellular pathology and other fields as they pertain to the diagnosis, monitoring, and prevention of disease.
The Public Health and Health Promotion MSc is intended for all those interested in promoting health and well-being. The course is intended for all those interested in promoting health and well being. It includes core modules on: Research methods; Health Economics; Social and Behavioural Sciences; Epidemiology. These modules are taken together with the two other MSc courses to promote inter-professional learning.
The graduate program in nursing is designed to provide a learner-centered curriculum that prepares nurses with the knowledge and skills needed for a variety of advanced specialty roles. The 37 credit degree is comprised of three components: a basic set of Nursing Core courses for 18 credits, a specialized advanced specialty role concentration for an additional 9 credits and the final 10 credits which include the practicum and experiences.
The Master of Midwifery Studies is an online coursework masters degree that requires the completion of courses that total 120 units of study. The online program is organised into trimesters to allow busy midwives who have multiple roles and competing responsibilities to study at times suitable to them.
The ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Healthcare Management is a UK accredited course which is internationally recognised. This qualification is for those that wish to be able to plan and lead positive transformation within the healthcare sector.
The Masters in Medical Sciences programme is the only one of its kind in the UK and is proven to give graduates the competitive edge in the job market.
Infections rank among the major causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide and confront society with major public health challenges.
This course provides existing health care professionals with a knowledge of the properties, desired effects and safety issues of the Western herbal medicines commonly prescribed and dispensed by health care professionals. The options for treatment relevant to a wide range of common conditions encountered by health care professionals and the selection of appropriate and individual treatments, including recommendations on dosage, are examined.
There is an ever increasing need for nurses who are able to adapt and respond to local and international health policy drivers while providing a consistently high standard of care. If you are a nurse working overseas who would like to practice in the UK, or if you are a nurse in the UK looking to work abroad, then this course is exactly what you have been searching for.
This Veterinary Sciences MVetSci by Research programme is the only one of its kind in the UK. It is designed for high-calibre, veterinary graduates from clinical backgrounds who want to explore and benefit from veterinary research, perhaps with a view to pursuing a PhD or a career in research.