BSc Health Sciences Open Award Program By Oxford Brookes University |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
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  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode Online
  • Subject Medicine Related Studies
  • Duration 24 months
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Jan, Sep
The BSc (Hons) Health Sciences Open Award is a top-up degree that allows students in health or social care to progress from a Diploma in Higher Education to a Bachelor of Science. Students will build a bespoke honours degree pathway to suit their background and interests. This can involve work-based learning, and other opportunities for bringing professional expertise and academic knowledge into dialogue. The recognition of the workplace as a forum for learning and development enables students to link their studies to their professional practice.

About University

Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities.


As the only UK university ranked in the QS world rankings of top 50 institutions under 50 years old (QS, 2021), and among the world elite in 13 subjects (QS, 2020), Oxford Brookes enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation. It currently ranks 2nd in teaching in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2020, and has climbed 8 places within the UK’s top 50 institutions in the Guardian League Tables 2020.

The University’s teaching staff have 11 National Teaching Fellowships, an award recognising outstanding contributions to learning in higher education.

Oxford Brookes is located in the vibrant city of Oxford. It has three main campuses in and around the city, and a fourth in Swindon for locally-based healthcare students.

There are four main faculties at Oxford Brookes:

  • Oxford Brookes Business School
  • Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment


Attracting students from over 140 countries worldwide, the University has a lively cosmopolitan feel.

Explore our upcoming virtual Undergraduate open days.

Covid-19: Latest updates and advice from our university: https://www.brookes.ac.uk/alerts/coronavirus/information-for-applicants/

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