Course details

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Qualification name Access to HE Diploma (Health Professions)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Aim Qualifications
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 13th September 2021
Cost £3,022.00
Cost description Funding may be available for those aged 19+ depending on age and qualifications already achieved. Level 3 Entitlement may be available depending on age and qualifications already achieved. An Advanced Learner Loan may also be available.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Who this course is for

This is a Full Level 3 programme (i.e. at the same level as A Levels, NVQ Level 3 or a BTEC Extended Diploma). It is the most popular route of entry into Higher Education for adults. There are class based sessions, tutorials and independent study and research. You will build a personal portfolio of your completed assignments as you progress through the course.
The units you will study are likely to include:
Core Units:
Human Biology
Biochemistry - 3 credits graded Regulation and Control - 6 credits graded Genetics - 3 credits graded Human Respiratory and Cardiac Systems - 6 credits graded Infectious Diseases - 3 credits graded Nutrition and Digestion - 3 credits graded Reproduction - 3 credits graded Skeleton and Muscles - 3 credits graded
Health Studies
Nutrition & Lifestyle - 3 credits graded
Psychology
Psychopathology - 3 credits graded Behaviourism - 3 credits graded Treatment and Therapies - 3 credits graded
Sociology
Inequalities in Health and Social Care - 3 credits graded
Study Skills
Research and Referencing - 3 credits ungraded IT for Academic Study - 3 credits ungraded
Maths/Tutorial
Mathematics in a health and care context

Entry requirements

GCSE English and Maths at C / 4 or above.

What you'll need to bring

Students aged over 19 years old - may be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to fund your course fees - please refer to our student enrolment team for more details.
Help may be available from the Student Bursary Fund towards costs of childcare, books and materials. Please contact the Student Support Team on 01604 734066 for more details.

How you'll be assessed

The course is organised into units. All units are compulsory.
Credits will be awarded for the successful completion of the coursework and timed assignments for each unit.
Sixty credits are available on the course and all are required for the Access Diploma.
Most units are graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction.

What you can do next

Nursing or health related degree programme


Venue for this course

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Name NORTHAMPTON COLLEGE
Address Main Campus
Booth Lane
NORTHAMPTON
Northamptonshire
NN3 3RF
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Phone 08453004401
Website http://www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk

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