Online healthcare degrees

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Healthcare short courses – online and blended learning

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1st in the UK for Medicine (Guardian University Guide 2024)

Join one of the UK’s best medical schools

We’ve been ranked first in the UK for Medicine by the Guardian University Guide 2024.

Outstanding research quality

We’re rated 1st in Scotland for Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care research in the UK’s Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

Home to the award-winning Health Economics Research Unit (HERU)

The first unit in the UK and Europe to focus its research on health economics, HERU was founded in 1977.

Its impactful research informed the introduction of routine breast cancer screening, smokefree legislation, and minimum unit pricing in Scotland.

HERU has active links with health policymakers across the UK, including:

  • the Evidence Directorate of Healthcare Improvement Scotland
  • the Analytical Services Division (ASD) of the Scottish Government
  • NHS Education Scotland, and
  • NHS Health Scotland.
Read about HERU

Earn respected healthcare qualifications online with an ancient UK university

Over 525 years of excellence

Study with the fifth-oldest university in the English-speaking world, founded in 1495.

Respected Masters degrees

You’ll earn exactly the same globally recognised Masters degree online as you would on campus.

Leaders in health teaching

We’ve been training health professionals for decades and delivering online teaching for over 20 years.

Online courses for careers in healthcare

You’ll earn the same qualification online as you would studying on campus – and our online qualifications are recognised by healthcare employers and learning institutions around the world.

You can progress in or towards many healthcare roles with our online courses, including:

  • Health Economist
  • Health Data Analyst
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Medical Educator
  • Nutritionist
  • Health Lecturer
  • Health Researcher

They can also help you progress into a health-related PhD.

Choose the University of Aberdeen for flexible online healthcare qualifications

Pioneering research

Be part of a university leading the way in nutrition, women’s health, infection control and clinical scanning, transforming lives and medical practice around the world.

Award-winning research

We’re proud winners of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize, the highest national honour for a UK university, for sustained excellence in health research over the last 40 years.

Why we were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize

NHS and alumni discounts

NHS staff receive a 10% discount on a range of our online courses and degrees, and our alumni receive 20% off.

Study healthcare and medicine on campus instead

If you’d rather study on campus, our School of Medicine, Medical Science and Nutrition offers lots of on-campus options.

See on-campus healthcare and medicine courses