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Aston University School of Life & Health Sciences

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The ethos of the School of Life & Health Sciences is to produce graduates who can make a real difference to the communities which they serve.

We offer a range of postgraduate and graduate-level courses that will enable you to develop your knowledge, expand your skills and enhance your career. We offer both full-time and part-time courses. 

Our teaching conducted by research experts. Did you know that the School has been ranked 5th in UK for Allied Health Professions in the Research Excellence Framework 2014? Our belief is that research should always be practical, relevant and feedback into your education. By always focusing on the latest and most impactful research, we produce fresh and industry informed curricula that prepare you for the jobs market or further study. We offer a range of financial support packages to assist Life & Health Science students with the cost of tuition fees and living expenses.

Course Types

We offer a variety of different course types that can be studied after completing an undergraduate degree:

Professional Doctorate
This substantial course will enable you to be at the forefront of your academic discipline through taught and research elements
Master of Science (MSc)
Known as an MSc, this is a 180 credit masters level qualification, typically involving a research project or dissertation
Postgraduate Diploma
Known as a PgDip, this is a 120 credit masters level qualification
Postgraduate Certificate
Known as a PgCert, this is a 60 credit masters level qualification
top up module
Undergraduate level modules that allow you to “top up” your degree with modules in additional topics
Standalone modules and CPD
Modules and courses which may be taken alone or alongside other modules, typically as part of Continuing Professional Development
Professional accreditation courses:
Courses delivered by Aston University to prepare you for professional examinations, such as those required to join the GOC Therapeutics Register for Independent Prescribing
Graduate Diploma
An undergraduate level qualification for those that have already obtained a degree

Subject Areas

Courses are available across a number of different subject areas: 

Not found what you are looking for? 

You can find out more about our other course types, including continuing professional development and PhD opportunities, here: