Online postgraduate courses in Health – scholarships available

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At the University of Essex Online, student success is at the heart of everything we do. As one of the UK’s longest-running providers of 100% online degrees, all our courses are specifically designed for online delivery, enabling you to gain a top-class education from anywhere in the world.

Health is a subject area that affects people worldwide and our programmes give you a chance to delve into this complex and vital field. Whatever your area of interest and wherever you’re based, we have health courses that will make a difference in your place of work.

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Investigate the key issues and challenges facing senior management in today’s healthcare environments and the benefits of strategic management.

Learn how to develop and implement strategies to reduce the spread of infection and respond appropriately to future outbreaks. You’ll improve your ability to advise policy makers and other clinicians on matters relating to infection.

Explore a diverse range of topics, including the demands facing public health on a global scale and principles of epidemiology from public health perspectives.

Designed for those hoping to progress to senior nursing roles, this course combines healthcare modules with a grounding in management and leadership.

Explore the sociological aspects of mental health and wellbeing, while analysing policies and ethics in a global context. You’ll also expand your knowledge of mental health in the workplace.

These courses are also available as an eight-month PG Cert or 16-month PG Dip. Study at your own pace and accelerate your career 100% online, part time.

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Fees and funding

We’re pleased to offer a range of discounts and scholarships to online students including:

  • Full payment discount of 5%
  • Alumni discount of 10%
  • Corporate discount of 10% available when three or more of your employees study with us
  • 2024 marks 60 years of the University of Essex – and to celebrate this milestone, we’re offering a 10% anniversary scholarship on all our Masters programmes. Please note, the deadline for this scholarship is 31 July.
  • Enhanced Regional Scholarship: International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses. Students residing in Africa can also enjoy a 20% scholarship on an eligible undergraduate and postgraduate courses until the end of the 2023-2024 academic year. 

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants

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