Why study Health and Wellbeing with The Open University?
For over 30 years, we’ve been delivering supported and open distance learning in health and wellbeing. You’ll learn from highly-respected materials used across a variety of disciplines and professions. With over 12,000 wellbeing, health and social care students, you’ll be studying with one of the largest and most innovative educational providers in this sector.
The benefits of studying health and wellbeing with us are:
- Stay in your job while you study. You can fit our flexible learning around your work and social commitments.
- We work in partnership with employers to provide learning programmes that meet their changing needs.
- We have a strong track record in applied health and social care research, benefitting from funding from Research Councils (ESRC and AHRC), and the National Institute for Health Research.
- We use innovative technology such as augmented reality to enhance your learning.
Careers in Health and Wellbeing
Studying for an Open University qualification in health and wellbeing is ideal for personal development or career progression. We offer a unique work-based pre-registration nursing programme with a flexible qualifying route into mental health nursing, together with a range of modules and awards for professional development if you work in a sport, wellbeing or caring role.
Our range of health and wellbeing courses can help you start or progress your career in:
- Sport and fitness
- Community development
- Health education
- Mental health nursing