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Working together for you

The Open University and Managers in Partnership have joined forces to encourage greater participation in health sector education and training. Between us, we offer a wide range of modules and qualifications to make a difference to your life, your career and the people in your teams.

Whether you are an Administrator or CEO, Clinical Nurse Manager or Business Manager, there are a range of modules and qualifications that will help develop skills in areas of practice from policy interpretation to research. Our flexible work-based learning fits with busy work and home commitments. Modules are vocationally relevant based on cutting-edge research and learning materials, to ensure that what you learn today, you can apply tomorrow – making an immediate and effective impact to improving levels of care.

Take a look at our postgraduate career relevant options designed with you in mind…

Many of our Business School modules can also be studied as standalone modules for example in; finance and accounting, marketing and fundraising, strategy, leadership or managing across organisational boundaries.

In addition there are a range of undergraduate courses that you might like to consider for CPD covering topics from Employment law to accounting and strategy.

Are you responsible for supporting healthcare workforce development?

As the transformation of healthcare continues, The Open University can support your objectives by providing quality learning and development opportunities to transform your workforce and meet the quality, innovation, prevention and productivity agenda. With a range of modules and qualifications designed to build confidence, understanding, skills and knowledge, we offer a cost-effective and practical way to ensure continuing professional development and deliver active service improvement.

Healthcare support workers (Levels 2-4)

In response to the changing and expanding role of healthcare support workers and healthcare assistants, The Open University has designed a new educational framework to enable staged education as roles develop.

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Qualified nurses, midwives and other health professionals (Levels 5+)

Qualified staff at this level need ongoing support and professional development opportunities to meet the demands of health improvement and to deliver healthcare by themselves and the staff who report to them. We offer Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) courses at Degree and Masters level, which include:

Ways to pay for your OU study

Studying with The Open University is investing in your own development, be it personal or professional.

There are a number of options to pay for your fees including spreading the fee over monthly instalments, or even deferring payment until after you have completed your studies with a Part-Time Tuition Fee Loan in England. These funding options are in line with the OU's mission to keep undergraduate study as open and flexible as possible. To find out more please visit our Fees website.

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