Career development within Health and Social Care provides the opportunity to offer better quality care and increased job opportunities. Oxford Brookes combines teaching and research skills with practical experience to offer a range of career development opportunities from individual stand-alone modules taken as Career and Professional Development (CPD) to the complete awards listed below.
|Course||Duration (if taken without placement year)||Course focus|
|Professional Development in Health and Social Care||1 year distance learning full time, 2 years part-time||People with an interest in health and social care careers can build up their Diploma of HE (or equivalent) to a full BSc(Hons). You will do a range of modules that aim to empower you to develop yourself and others in the workplace, and you will follow your interests by learning how to do research.|
|Advanced Nursing Practice||3-5 years part time||For experienced nurses to grow their expertise in clinical practice, leadership and management, education and research.|
|Advanced Clinical Practice||3-5 years part time||For experienced clinicians to grow their expertise in clinical practice, leadership and management, education and research.|
|Health Sciences Open Award||1 to 5 years on campus or distance learning||Allows you to build a bespoke degree that fits your learning needs. You can access a wide range of modules across the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. It is sometimes possible to bring in prior learning at postgraduate level.|
|Management in Health and Social Care||1 to 5 years||Designed for people who want to work in Management within the Health and Social Care sector. Students on this course may want to lead small teams or to run services at an organisational level.|
|Nursing Studies (Leadership in Clinical Practice)||1 to 5 years online or on campus||For experienced nurses who want to become a leader in their field, working in collaborating with other health and social care professionals.|