Health and Physiotherapy Access to Higher Education Diploma Level 3

1. Qualification details

Qualification name Access to Higher Education Diploma: Health and Physiotherapy
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Open Awards
Course webpage
Course type Full time
Course start date 04 September 2020
Price £11,902.00
Additional price description The fee for this course is approximate and subject to change. The price includes tuition and materials fees (where applicable), but excludes any exam or registration fees (where applicable). The actual amount you pay may also be affected by your age and personal circumstances. For further details please visit
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours
Support facilities Please go to website for details on facilities

2. Course description

Have you ever thought about what it might be like to be a physiotherapist? Would you like to aid someone's recovery and perhaps even help them to walk again? If this is something you're passionate about, but you don't currently have the qualifications necessary, then our Access to Higher Education Diploma Health and Physiotherapy is the perfect place to begin. You'll develop an excellent understanding of the medical and health care industries, with a focus on physiotherapy and its associated roles. Throughout the year, you'll study three core modules: Human Biology, Psychology and Maths and Physics. This will give you the foundations you need to study a physiotherapy-related degree.

3. Entry requirements

To be eligible for this Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health and Physiotherapy,GCSEs at grade C/4 or above / Functional skills at Level 2 or above in maths and English. You can study a GCSE alongside this diploma, if you do not have these grades in one subject or the other. Some universities may require Science at Grade C/4 or above and that option is available for you studying GCSE Biology alongside. As with most medical-based university courses, work experience is always desirable in order to increase your progression options Prospective students should check the entry requirements of their preferred university to ensure the best possible opportunity for progression.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

During this Health and Physiotherapy Diploma, you'll be assessed through a variety of methods to help develop your knowledge and skills and to prepare you for university. This will include tutorials, practical laboratory sessions, presentations, assignments, discussion forums and some exams.

6. Venue

Name St John's Campus
Address 2 New Quay Street
M3 3BE
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Phone 03333 222 444

7. Other dates and venues

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