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Access to HE Diploma (Health Professionals) Online

Access to HE Diploma (Health Professionals)

1 year full time

West Plaza


Course summary

Course requirements

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).

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 also need to have your own laptop

· Modules include - Biological Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Health Studies and Skills for


· Online course – You will have the opportunity to come into college for ‘drop-in’ support

sessions with your course tutor who can provide guidance and support with your


· Your learning will be fully online and will be managed and supported using the innovative

PEARL platform, with ongoing support from the experienced Access to HE curriculum


Are there any additional costs the student should be made aware of?

The course costs £3384. Your UCAS application will cost up to £27.50.


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

Learners who complete this qualification progress to university for an Undergraduate Degree or Degree Apprenticeships


What are the career routes for this course?

Adult Nursing, Children’s Nursing, Learning Disabilities Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Paramedical Science, Speech and Language Therapy, Audiology, Radiography, Biomedical Science, Health Studies, Public Health and Community Studies

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

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