Access to Higher Education inHealth Studies

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The Access to HE Health Studies course is designed to facilitate entry into various branches of the medical profession, including nursing, para-medicine, midwifery and radiography. The programme includes the study of human biology, psychology, and sociology as the main subject areas.

Course Content

All of our Access to HE qualifications establish the foundations for further study and provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in your chosen field. The Access to HE Health Studies qualification is made up of Level 3 units totalling 60 credits; 54 of these credits are mandatory, while 6 can be chosen from a variety of optional units.

Modules

UNITS INCLUDE:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • The Cell
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Skeleton and Muscle
  • HE Study Skills

Optional units include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Understanding Eating Disorders
  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Health Psychology

Entry Requirements

Minimum GCSE English Language at grade 4/C and level 2 English diagnostics.


GCSE Maths at grade 4/C or above is desirable but not essential.

Progression Opportunities

Following the successful completion of an Access course, you will have the option of either moving into full-time employment or progressing on to Higher Education. Should you choose the latter, we’ll provide you with information, advice and guidance to help you to find and apply for a course that meets your needs and aspirations.

Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Key Facts

Level:

3

Course Duration:

1 Year

College Course Code:

  • 20/21UFH1011
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