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Level 3 Access to HE Diploma (Health Professionals)

Level 3 Access to Health Professionals




Course summary

Are you 19 years or older? · Do you want a career in Healthcare? · Do you need a Level 3 Qualification to meet the entry requirements for University? · Do you want to study online from the comfort of your own home? · Are you unable to commit to full-time college-based study due to personal or employment reasons? For further information and to discuss your individual needs please contact: [email protected]  

When does the course start?

START DATE END DATE 1/02/2023 24/05/2024 – SEPT 24 UCAS 07/06/2023 24/05/2024 – SEPT 24 UCAS 13/09/2023 24/05/2024 – SEPT 24 UCAS 04/10/2023 16/06/2024 – SEPT 24 UCAS 08/11/2023 25/10/2024 - JAN 25 UCAS 07/02/2024 23/05/2025 – SEPT 25 UCAS 05/06/2024 23/05/2025 – SEPT 25 UCAS 11/09/2024 23/05/2025 – SEPT 25 UCAS 06/11/2024 24/10/2025 – JAN 26 UCAS

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
  • Learning.
  • Online Course – You will have the opportunity to come into college for ‘drop-in’ support sessions with your course tutor who can provided guidance and support with your assignments.
  • 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 team.
  • Your UCAS application will cost up to £26.50 and the cost of the course is £3384

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 Sciences, Health Studies, Public Health and Community Studies.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

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