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Extend Your Learning in Health and Social Care 

Extend Your Learning in Health and Social Care 

Thinking of taking the next step in your Health and Social Care profession? We can help. Train at a time and pace that work for you with our extensive range of distance learning courses. Choose a specialist masters, short course or top up module—all approved and accredited by professional bodies such as the Health and Care Professions Council and the Nursing Midwifery Council.

Funding and grants up to £5,000 available for 2021 (terms and conditions apply).


Short Courses and Top-up Modules

Further your specialism with our extensive range of Health and Social Care modules and short courses. Choose from more than 160 options—from Abdominal Imaging to Leadership in Practice. 

Distance Learning Masters

Our distanced learning masters let you fit study around work so you can put your learning into practice straight away.

Nursing and Midwifery Courses

Nursing studies

MSc Perinatal Mental Health

Explore perinatal mental health in detail — approaching risk management, care and global issues.

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Nursing studies

MSc Nursing (Public Health)

Build upon your qualifications and registered nurse status, attaining further specialist credentials.

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Child adolescent and family mental health

MSc Child Adolescent and Family Mental Health

Study child, adolescent and family mental health practice in-depth, and gain a postgraduate qualification.

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Radiotherapy and Oncology Courses


MSc Enhanced Radiotherapy and Oncology Practice

Enhance your knowledge of specific radiotherapy practice whilst taking a wider perspective as you look at the interdisciplinary nature of oncology.

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Radiotherapy Ocology

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Radiotherapy and Oncology

Work towards or enhance your Advanced Practitioner status within a defined scope of radiotherapy and oncology practice.

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Diagnostic imaging

MSc Enhanced Diagnostic Imaging Practice

This course is designed for health professionals who use diagnostic imaging and interventions in their current role.

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Palliative and EOL care

MSc Supportive, Palliative and End of Life Care

Enrich your practice in supportive, palliative and end of life care with this versatile and flexible postgraduate distance learning course.

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Health and Social Care Management Courses

Acute care of the child

MSc Acute Care of the Child and Their Family

Develop your expertise in acute and critical care of the child, on this distance learning course for healthcare professionals.

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Health and social care

MSc Health and Social Care

This course is for early career educators, as well as experienced practitioners in health and social care.

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health and wellbeing

MRes Health and Wellbeing

Acquire research training within a research led environment that prepares you for a career in health and wellbeing where research is a core component.

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Occupational Therapy Courses

Sensory Integration

MSc Sensory Integration

Develop your knowledge and understanding of the neuroscience underpinning sensory integration and processing.

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Vocational Rehabilitation

MSc Vocational Rehabilitation

Be at the forefront of political changes relating to work and welfare reform on this useful distance learning course.

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Biosciences and Chemistry Courses

Mass Spectrometry

PgCert Mass Spectrometry

Extend your existing practice, further training and enhance your employment prospects in mass spectrometry.

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How you learn

Finding the time to upskill is harder than ever. That's why we've designed our distance learning courses to give you the freedom to choose how you study at a time and place that suits you.

Student Funding

Need some help funding your studies? Find out everything you need to know about our Health and Social Care loans and grants.

Vocational Rehabilitation

Educational Packages

We work with health and social care leaders to deliver bespoke education packages. Our non-accredited offer means we can tailor our training to specific providers and individuals. 

Health and social care

Award-winning teaching

We were The Times and The Sunday Times University of the Year for Teaching Quality in 2020. The award recognised our consistently high student satisfaction scores, as measured by the independent National Student Survey (NSS). We also achieved five stars in the QS Stars rating, with top marks in the teaching, employability, facilities, innovation and inclusiveness categories.

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Choose from over 300 courses across a range of subjects, from digital media to health and social care with various study options.

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