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What's covered?

This course will provide you with the qualification you need to progress to a degree programme at university in nursing and midwifery or courses allied to medicine. This can lead to a variety of careers as a health professional.

The units cover a wide range of topics and are designed to help you build on the knowledge and skills needed when working in the health sector as a health professional including:

  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Health psychology
  • Mental illness
  • Nutrition and nutritional disorders
  • Health culture,
  • Health services
  • Extended independent academic study
  • Developing study skills

The units are designer to develop your research skills and analytical skills and to increase your organisational skills.

What do you need?

English and Maths at grade 4/C or above or Functional Skills at Level 2. You may be asked to complete an initial diagnostic assessment. It may be possible to complete a Maths course alongside the Access course, following assessment. Very good IT skills are also required to complete and submit work. You will be working in college for two days weekly and need to be able to invest at least 20 hours additionally each week in independent study.

How you are assessed

You will need to have English and Maths at grade 4/C or above or Functional Skills at Level 2. You may be asked to complete an initial diagnostic assessment. It may be possible to complete a Maths course alongside the Access course, following assessment. Very good IT skills are also required to complete and submit work. You will be working in college for two days weekly and need to be able to invest at least 20 hours additionally each week in independent study.

How Long?

1 Year

What course next?

You will be able to apply to do a degree programme at university in nursing and midwifery or courses allied to medicine. This can lead to a variety of careers as a health professional.

What could this lead to?

Health related degree programmes include areas such as Adult Nursing, Children's Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Operating Department Practitioner, Radiography, Paramedic Science or Dietetics and more.

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