Nursing and Healthcare Courses by Distance Learning Open University United Kingdom

Nursing and Healthcare courses

It’s hard to imagine a more dynamic, fast-changing sector than nursing and healthcare in the UK. Whether you’re seeking entry into the health and social care professions, or looking to progress your career, our nursing and healthcare courses have much to offer you. Choose below from our range of degrees, diplomas and certificates.

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Nursing and Healthcare

Degrees 

Stage 1120 credits
Stage 2120 credits
Stage 3120 credits

Total of 360 credits

How long will it take?

Part time: 16–18 hours per week for 6 years
Full time: 32–36 hours per week for 3 years

Nursing and Healthcare

Diplomas 

Stage 1120 credits
Stage 2120 credits

Total of 240 credits

How long will it take?
Part time: 16–18 hours per week for 4 years
Full time: 32–36 hours per week for 2 years

Nursing and Healthcare

Certificates 

Stage 1120 credits

Total of 120 credits

How long will it take?
Part time: 16–18 hours per week for 2 years
Full time: 32–36 hours per week for 1 year

Why study Nursing and Healthcare with The Open University?

For over 30 years, we have been delivering supported and open distance learning in the field of Nursing, Health and Social Care, and developing highly-respected materials for multi-disciplinary and multi-professional use. You’ll join one of the largest and most innovative providers of educational opportunities and learning solutions in this sector.

The benefits of studying Nursing and Healthcare with us are:

  • Stay in your job while you study and develop in your current role.
  • We work in partnership with employers including the NHS, social services and the voluntary sector.
  • As the UK’s largest provider of part-time social work training, we offer a diverse range of modules and qualifications in the field of wellbeing, health and social care that are relevant to practice-based work.
  • Unique work-based nursing programme for flexible professional development.

Careers in Nursing and Healthcare

Studying for an Open University qualification in one of the healthcare disciplines is ideal preparation for personal development and career progression. Whatever your career goals, we can help you achieve them.

Our range of courses in nursing and healthcare can help you start or progress your career as a:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Healthcare Practitioner
  • Social Worker
  • Care Assistant

Looking for something other than a qualification?

The majority of our modules can be studied by themselves, on a stand-alone basis. If you later choose to work towards a qualification, you may be able to count your study towards it.

See our full list of Nursing and Healthcare modules

All Nursing and Healthcare courses

Browse all the Nursing and Healthcare courses we offer – certificates, diplomas and degrees.

See our full list of Nursing and Healthcare courses

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