This degree examines the science behind health, from individual health to global issues like epidemics or the treatment of dementia. You’ll study the science that underpins the function of the human mind and body. Explore the incidence, diagnosis and treatment of disease and disability, and examine the maintenance and improvement of health in different populations. This course is particularly relevant if you work in a health-related profession or aspire to work in one.
There are no formal qualifications required to study this degree. Computer and internet access required.
If you’re new to study or to the OU, it is recommended that you start with a course at Level 1.
Distance and Flexible learning
Health and Social Care