· You will need GCSE English at Grade A-C (4-9) or equivalent (Level 2 Functional Skills) and GCSE Maths at Grade A-C (4-9) or equivalent (Level 2 Functional Skills).
(You may have the opportunity to study Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths alongside the Access Course, but you would then need to be in college for 1 day per week.)
· Some Universities will only accept GCSEs to meet entry requirements. They will also require you to have additional GCSEs at Grade A-C (4-9) for some courses, including a science for some pathways.
· As the course is fully online you must have strong ICT skills to enable you to cope with the demands of the course.
· You will need to attend an interview to ensure you will be able to cope with the academic requirements of the course.
Health Professionals and Nursing:
· Units include - Biological Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Health Studies and Skills for Learning.
· University Progression Routes: Adult Nursing, Children’s Nursing, Learning Disabilities Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Paramedical Science, Speech and Language Therapy, Audiology, Radiography, Biomedical Science, Health Sciences, Health Studies, Public Health and Community Studies.
· Units include – Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy and Skills for Learning.
· University Progression Routes: Social Work, Psychology, Psychology with Counselling, Sociology, Social Policy, Social Sciences, Probation Service, Youth and Family Work, Family Support Worker, Criminology, Policing.
Learning is assessed in a variety of methods to prepare you to study at university. These may include essays, report writing, online assessment, and presentations.
You must achieve 60 credits at Level 3. 45 are Graded Credits in Academic Modules at Pass, Merit or Distinction, and 15 are Ungraded Credits in Skills for Learning.
Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*