Online healthcare degrees
Healthcare short courses – online and blended learning
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.
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
- Health Lecturer
- Health Researcher
They can also help you progress into a health-related PhD.
Train with healthcare experts
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.
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.
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.