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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Access to Higher Education Diploma

Level 3

Course code: L16D104
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: Access to HE
Location: North Shropshire
No fee information available

About the course

This is a one-year course which offers an alternative preparatory course to progress to University-level study, with emphasis on building confidence and skills on returning to education. You will study essential modules in psychology, sociology and the sciences as well as undertaking research projects and careers modules to fully prepare you for the future. Perfect if you are looking to pursue a career in the healthcare sector but need a stepping stone to help you get there.

What qualification will I gain?

Access to Higher Education: Health Professionals

Why choose us

You may have been out of formal education for some years so our inspiring teachers will help to build your confidence and develop your study skills. We have good links with our local universities who also visit to provide guest lectures. You will have access to a personal tutor who will guide you through your UCAS application.

What you could do next

Progression to vocational degrees related to health such as Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Paramedicine and Social Work. We also have students progressing to degrees in a wide range of subjects including Psychology, Criminology and History.

Popular modules

  • Health Promotion

  • Anatomy

  • Sociology of the Family

  • Introduction to Psychology

Assessment methods

Assessment will be through a number of coursework assignments

Entry requirements

Ideally, you would have a minimum of five GSCEs at grade 4, including English and/or maths. Classes are available if you need to attain English and maths at grade 4.