Oxford Brookes University, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Introduction

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Oxford Brookes University brings together the teaching and research expertise of two former Schools; Life Sciences & Health and Social Care and the Department of Psychology. The Faculty consists of four departments:

  • Department of Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Department of Clinical Health Care
  • Department of Psychology, Social Work and Public Health
    • Psychology
    • Social Work and Public Health
  • Department of Sport and Health Sciences

We have a long standing reputation for the quality of our teaching and research, with a warm and supportive environment in which to learn. We provide foundation, undergraduate, post-qualifying, postgraduate and research study opportunities across a wide range of subject areas including biological and medical sciences, environmental sciences, health and social care, psychology, sport, exercise and nutrition.


Teaching locations


Within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences teaching takes place at the following locations:

  • Ferndale Campus, Swindon
  • Gipsy Lane site (Headington Campus), Oxford
  • Harcourt Hill Campus, Oxford
  • Marston Road site (Headington Campus), Oxford
  • Mill Court osteopathic clinic, Oxford
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

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Master

MRes Ecology, Evolution, and Development

Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Oxford

The field of Ecology, Evolution and Development describes how the molecular and genetic regulation of development changes in response to evolutionary forces to generate organismal diversity. [+]

The field of Ecology, Evolution and Development describes how the molecular and genetic regulation of development changes in response to evolutionary forces to generate organismal diversity. Understanding development, and its regulation in ecological and evolutionary contexts is critical for developing emerging molecular medical techniques, understanding biodiversity and tracing evolution. Why choose this course? Development of interdisciplinary research skills and experience. Opportunity to carry out an in-depth research project to address open questions in this field. Hands-on research driven training in field work, advanced wet laboratory techniques and state-of-the-art bioinformatics. Intensive one week introductory workshop for students from all backgrounds. Enhanced ability of graduates to successfully compete for PhD positions in the UK and internationally. Training will provide skills that will increase the employability of graduates in the biotechnology, commercial and health sectors. Teaching by world class researchers in this field with recognised excellence and experience in teaching and learning. Key Facts Course length Full-time: 12 months Teaching location Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane Start date September 2015 UKPass code 52259 [-]

MSc

MSc in Conservation Ecology

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24  August 2017 United Kingdom Oxford + 1 more

This course is designed to develop your professional and field skills, including identification and survey techniques, required for effective conservation. It is also... [+]

MSc in Conservation Ecology

 

Conserving biodiversity is critically important and conservation and biodiversity assessment now have a strong legislative background with targets for the maintenance and enhancement of habitats and species.This course is designed to develop your professional and field skills, including identification and survey techniques, required for effective conservation. It is also designed to familiarise you with the key ecological concepts underlying evidence-based conservation. You will produce professional reports and assessments and undertake monitoring of species and communities. You will also gain additional skills, essential for conservation practitioners, for example:... [-]


Contact

Oxford Brookes University

Address OX3 0BP United Kingdom
Website http://www.hls.brookes.ac.uk/
Phone +44 1865 741111