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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 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 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||None specific required.|
|Attendance||Two evenings per week,5.30pm -9.30pm over two years.|
|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; Dietetics; Physiotherapy; Occupational Therapy; or subject based degrees such as Biological Sciences, Health Studies/Education.|
|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|