Designed to facilitate entry in to various branches of the medical profession, including nursing, paramedicine, midwifery, and radiography. The programme includes the study of Human Biology, Psychology, and Sociology as the main subject areas.
The Access to HE Health Studies qualification is made up of Level 3 units totalling 60 credits; 54 of these credits are mandatory and 6 can be chosen from a variety of optional units.
Mandatory units include:
- Introduction to Psychology
- The Cell
- Infectious Diseases
- Skeleton and Muscle
- HE Study Skills
Optional units include:
- Understanding Eating Disorders
- Understanding Mental Health
- Health Psychology
You will study at college for three days a week, and will need to allocate additional time for study.
The special features include:
- Credit-based and graded qualification
- Progression to Higher Education
- Learn with other adults
- Excellent support from tutors
- Adult alternative to A-Levels
- GCSE Maths available
- Three days per week at college
This course may be eligible for the new Advanced Learner Loans.
- Minimum GCSE English Language at level 4
- You will be required to pass a Level 2 English diagnostics test prior to entry
- GCSE Mathematics at level 4 or above is desirable but not essential
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.
The Health Studies pathway can lead to a diverse career within the medical services field or to a range of health-related Higher Education programmes. Should you choose the latter we will provide you with information, advice, and guidance to help you find and apply for a course that meets your needs and aspirations.
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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