This degree will provide you with some of the skills required for working in health science and with the ability to apply evidence-based scientific methodology to health-related issues. The combination of healthcare and health science topics will equip you with a broad understanding which applies to a range of debates about the provision of healthcare, as well as enabling you to evaluate the relationship between scientific and social understandings about the promotion of health.
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, we recommend that you start with a course at Level 1.
The degree will be relevant to anyone who works, or has a particular interest, in health, social work or social care in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors.
Distance and Flexible learning
Health and Social Care