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Access to Higher Education Course - Health Studies (Part Time Evening)

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Course CodeP0005
Academic Year1617
Dates15th September 2016 to 15th June 2017
Times17:30 to 21:30
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaAccess to Higher Education
Mode Of ProvisionEvening
IntroductionThis is a QAA approved qualification at Level 3 to provide Access to Higher Education for those learners seeking a career in a Health or Allied 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 course. 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.
EquipmentNone specific required.
AttendanceTwo evenings per week,5.30pm -9.30pm over two years.
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; Dietetics; Physiotherapy; Occupational Therapy; or subject based degrees such as Biological Sciences, Health Studies/Education.
QualificationAccess to HE Diploma (Health).
Awarding BodyThe Diploma is QAA recognised and is awarded by AIM Awards.
Level3
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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