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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Digital Literacy in Health and Social Care

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS points 7.5

Develop and enhance your digital literacy skills within health and social care. This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to advance within an ever changing twenty first century health and social care.

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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 Inequalities

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS points 7.5

Do you want to learn more about inequalities and the complex interplay of factors which can cause and perpetuate inequalities in populations and communities, from a global, national and local perspective of health?

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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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Influencing Individual Health and Wellbeing

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS points 7.5

Do you want to learn more about the principles and approaches for working to improve individual health and wellbeing? This short course will explore the theories and models of behaviour change and the facilitating and inhibiting factors impacting on health behaviours. This short course will support you to create and evaluate interventions to influence health.

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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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Leading Strategic Innovation in Health & Social Care

Leading Strategic Innovation in Health & Social Care

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

Health and social care face huge demands in the 21st century with rapidly changing society and technology. Balancing these needs with sustainability requires creative thinking and a culture of innovation. This course will equip leaders with the confidence to instil authentic innovation practice and create culture aligned to strategy.

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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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BSc Occupational Health

Occupational Health

BSc

Delivered online, this BSc Occupational Health course at Robert Gordon University is aimed at health professionals working or aspiring to work in occupational health. It is designed to provide a clear skill set from an educational programme; the course focuses on achieving standards of expertise sufficient for safe and effective occupational health practice.

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Principles and Concepts: Health Promotion and Public Health

Short Course - - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS points 7.5

This short course will support you to come up with creative and innovative solutions to improving population health. You will explore what health is and the different influences upon health using the latest evidence. This course critically examines the key principles, models and approaches to public health and health promotion.

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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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PgCert | PgDip | MSc Strategic Service Planning and Delivery in Health and Social Care

Strategic Service Planning and Delivery in Health and Social Care

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

The MSc Strategic Service Planning and Delivery in Health and Social Care course was developed in response to an NHS skills-shortage and is designed for healthcare professionals looking for their next career step or those looking for a change in career direction.

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