Health Sciences Open Award

Oxford Brookes University

M.Sc. On Campus Blended
12 months
1660 GBP/module
1060 GBP/module
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Health Sciences Open Award programme at the Oxford Brookes University allows you to build a bespoke Master’s degree. You can access a wide range of modules across the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences and combine these into an MSc pathway. 


The Health Sciences Open Award programme at the Oxford Brookes University offers opportunities for:

  • work-based learning
  • bringing professional expertise and academic knowledge into dialogue

You'll have access to a world-class academic community and invaluable resources, such as the Radcliffe Science Library. Our location gives you access to health care settings with international reputations for excellence and innovation. 

Career prospects

Post-qualifying education in your health or social care field may allow you to take on more senior roles at work, and may improve your prospects and options for promotion and progression.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Communication and Supportive Relationships
  • Advanced Health Promotion
  • Advanced History Taking and Assessment
  • Communicable Diseases and Public Health
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Death and Dying: Global Perspectives
  • Diagnostic Reasoning in Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




480 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
First Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry normally requires a UK/EU first degree or equivalent overseas degree from a recognised institution.
  • Evidence of recent study (within the last 5 years) at degree or equivalent level is highly desirable.
  • Six months' experience as a student, employee or volunteer within the health / social care sector (European or International; public, private or voluntary) will normally be required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1660 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1660 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1060 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1060 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.


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Health Sciences Open Award
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