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|Introduction||This 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 Outline||You 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 Requirements||There 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.|
|Equipment||No specialist equipment is required|
|Attendance||This is a 2 year course, attendance is 1 day a week 9.30am-5.15pm. |
|Assessment||Assessment is a mix of coursework and examinations|
|Progression||Students 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.|
|Qualification||Access to HE Diploma (Health)|
|Awarding Body||The Diploma is QAA recognised and is awarded by Aim Awards.|
|Suitable for Higher Education?||Y|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||N|