About the course
This course provides a recognised route to higher education courses for all branches of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and other health care programmes. It may also lead to higher education degree courses in areas such as Health Studies, Psychology and Sociology. Access to higher education programmes are designed to meet the needs of learners who may not have had the opportunity to enter higher education earlier in their lives. Classes are flexibly timetabled to meet the needs of learners.
Monday: 6pm to 9pm
Wednesday: 6pm to 9pm
Thursday: 6pm to 9pm
Applicants should have an interest in the health and social care professions and be prepared for nine months study. Students are advised to enquire as to individual university entry requirements, e.g. most universities now require GCSE English and Mathematics at Grade C or above for Nursing. Access course study is of A2 Level standard and while there are no formal entry requirements, we must ensure at interview that applicants have a good chance of success.
Applicants must be 19 or over as at 31 August.
Nursing Access to Higher Education Diploma in conjunction with CAVA (Cambridge Access Validating Agency).
What you'll learn (core modules)
All Access courses comprise 60 credits:
Physiology (15), Psychology (9), Sociology (9), Social History (3), Mathematics (6), Study Skills (9) and a Project (9).
Where will this course take me?
Learners progress to higher education courses as detailed in the 'Course Content'. Of the students who completed this course last year 67% entered Higher Education.
Days & times
Monday 18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 18:00 - 21:00
Thursday 18:00 - 21:00