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Access to Higher Education Course - Health Studies (Part-time)

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Course CodeP0003
Academic Year1718
Dates25th September 2017 to 6th July 2018
Times09:00 to 16:00
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaAccess to Higher Education
Mode Of ProvisionPart Time
IntroductionThis is a QAA approved qualification at Level 3 to provide Access to Higher Education for those learners seeking a career in a Health Profession. The course is part-time over 2 years, enabling 19+ learners to be able to study at NWHC and then progress to university to study on a 3 year degree programme. Whether you are looking to progress your career, or change direction, this course can provide you with the platform you need.
Study OutlineYou will study a range of Health based modules that have been chosen to facilitate progression to a relevant university course and include: Biological Science; Health Studies; Study Skills; Academic Writing and Maths in a Health Care Context.
Entry RequirementsThere may be the requirement for additional studies for those students who need to gain GCSE English or Maths qualifications at grade C or above. Science is an additional requirement for Nursing and Midwifery. Please note - Students are advised to check the university entry requirements, including GCSE requirements and Access diploma, for the course that they are interested in.
EquipmentNo specialist equipment is required
AttendanceThis is a 2 year course, attendance is 1 day a week 9.30am-5.15pm.
AssessmentAssessment is a mix of coursework and examinations
ProgressionStudents who achieve the Diploma can be accepted for university degrees through NWHC or a university, in professions such as: Nursing; Midwifery; Paramedic; Speech and Language Therapy; Physiotherapy or subject based degrees such as Biological Sciences. It is your responsibility to check the entry requirements for university courses.
QualificationAccess to HE Diploma (Health)
Awarding BodyThe Diploma is QAA recognised and is awarded by Aim Awards.
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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