Programmes overview

A programme enables students to undertake a range of modules linked to the central Long Term Conditions theme. A programme pathway enables students to follow a structured route of modules, linking learning about disease areas and personal development, culminating in an MSc (Masters) Degree, BSc (Hons) Degree or DipHE Diploma award.

Education for Health BSc, DipHE and Graduate Certificate programmes are validated by The Open University and the MSc programme is validated by the University of Hertfordshire. For all enquiries about Education for Health programmes, please contact Programme Administrators Kate Fletcher on 01926 836833 or Sarah Kitt on 01926 836831 or email to

Diploma Programme in Long Term Conditions (Dip HE in Long Term Conditions)

The programme offers flexibility of modules to suit your individual needs:

Degree Programme in Long Term Conditions (BSc (Hons) in Long Term Conditions)

There are three options, click on the links below to open a PDF for information about each option:

How to Apply

Please click on the relevant link below, complete your details, and our team will get in touch to discuss the options with you.

To find out more information about studying a programme with Education for Health, we suggest you read our FAQs or take a look at our Programme Guide. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact our Programme Administrator Sarah Kitt, above.

For information about Diploma and Degree programmes please contact

Masters Programme in Respiratory Practice

Education for Health offers a Masters Programme in Respiratory Practice, validated by The University of Hertfordshire. To apply for this programme, please contact our Education Administrator Kate Fletcher, above.


The cost of your programme will vary depending on the modules that you choose. For more information, please contact us on 01926 838969 or as we have a number of flexible payment options available.

Please note:  There is also a one-off registration fee of £365 for the Diploma Programme and £385 for the Degree Programme and £100 for the Professional Clinical Practice for General Practice Nursing Graduate Certificate 60 credit Programme. This  represents the cost and administration of The Open University Registration Fee. It is non-refundable and non-transferable.


Please note that Health Care Assistants and Assistant Practitioners are only eligible to undertake the Diploma Programme if they are working in a relevant clinical field and have evidence of relevant study, ie 120 credits at NQF level 4 (Certificate level).

These programmes are not a professional award and will not lead to admittance onto the register of any professional body.


The programme focuses upon the development of a unique inter-professional postgraduate provision relating to respiratory practice. It is designed to meet the needs of a diverse range of practitioners who have to adapt to a changing evidence base, role transitions, and the dynamic political and economic climate. Within the context of rapid development and change, respiratory practitioners are required to work in new and evolving ways.

For pathway and individual module enquiries, please contact our Education Administrator Kate Fletcher on 01926 836833 or

From September 2015, REUK will no longer be recruiting onto University of Hertfordshire modules at Levels 5 or 6 or BSc pathways. Education for Health’s Levels 5 and 6 modules will be available as eLearning and also to be commissioned to be delivered across the UK. For more information please visit these pages: