Health and Sport Science - ODL

Online Learning Courses

Health and Sport Science - Online Learning

Positively impact the health and wellbeing of others by undertaking a health and sport course. Take part in online tutorial sessions through the virtual classroom utilising innovative technologies to facilitate engagement and encourage discussion and debate.

Our online learning courses are delivered online through the University's virtual learning environment. By undertaking a health and sport science course via online learning, you will have access to teaching materials including lecture notes and course guides, as well as be able to interact with lecturers and other students.

Contract Learning for Professional Development

Contract Learning for Professional Development

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

This module provides a means to create a bespoke learning framework to support the development of specific professional or clinical skills required for an advanced practice role.

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Food, Culture and Human Nutrition SCQF level 8 | SCQF 30 points

Food, Culture and Human Nutrition

Short Course - 30 credits at SCQF level 8

This course provides students with an understanding of the food matrix, macro- and micro-nutrients, energy balance, and the relevance of history, geography, psychology, sociology and economics in understanding food patterns and food choice.

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Health Professionals and Sports Scientists CPD Framework

Health Professionals and Sports Scientists CPD Framework

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

The flexible framework is designed to broaden knowledge and understanding in the general field of health sciences to meet the demands of a changing population demographic. Cherry-pick from a portfolio of modules to create a tailored programme, specific to your own role within the health service, your career ambitions, or area of interest.

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Integrating Fifth Wave Thinking into Professional Practice 5 SCQF credits Level 11

Integrating Fifth Wave Thinking into Professional Practice

Short Course - 5 credits at SCQF level 11

The Fifth Wave was launched in 2003 by key thinkers in Scotland including; Professor Phil Hanlon, Dr Margaret Hannah and Andrew Lyon and was published by the Scottish Council Foundation. The concept of a Fifth Wave of public health builds on and transcends the previous four: clean water and sanitation, tackling infections, delivering universal health services and reducing disease risk factors.

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Intravenous Administration

Intravenous Administration

Short Course - Certificate of Completion

Gain a certificate of competence in intravenous administration at a pace and time that fits in with your work commitments and home life. Having a recognised qualification in intravenous administration allows you to operate seamlessly in a variety of clinical environments, for example as a radiographer allowing you to administer iodinated contrast and radioisotopes in various imaging modalities

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Lifespan Nutrition

Lifespan Nutrition

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 8

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of metabolic demands and nutritional requirements at key stages of the lifespan, and introduce evidence relating nutrients, diet and lifestyle-related factors to health and chronic disease prevention.

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Minor Injuries Assessment 5 SCQF credits level 11

Minor Injuries Assessment

Short Course - 5 credits at SCQF level 11

This course aims to equip you with the knowledge and understanding to underpin clinical decision making in assessment of patients with musculoskeletal minor injuries in an accident and emergency environment. The course is aimed at honours graduates in Diagnostic Radiography, Nursing or a relevant Allied Health Profession with experience in imaging or treatment of minor injuries.

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Minor Injuries Discharge 5 SCQF credits level 11

Minor Injuries Discharge

Short Course - 5 credits at SCQF level 11

This course aims to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skill to underpin clinical decision making in non-medical discharge of patients with musculoskeletal minor injuries in an accident and emergency setting. This course is aimed at honours graduates in Diagnostic Radiography, Nursing or a relevant Allied Health Profession with experience in imaging or treatment of minor injuries.

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Promoting Health in Practice 5 SCQF credits | level 11

Promoting Health in Practice

Short Course - 5 credits at SCQF level 11

This module will increase your critical awareness of the principal concepts of health improvement and the range of approaches used in practice. This will be relevant to the role of the health professional in promoting health and wellbeing and preventing adverse effects on health and wellbeing.

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MSc Public Health and Health Promotion

Public Health and Health Promotion

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

Globally governments are prioritising strategies and policies for improving population, community and individual health. This course recognises the importance of the wider social context in which health is created; and explores innovative approaches to address the widening inequalities gap, the health needs of an ageing population, and the increased prevalence of long-term chronic conditions.

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