|Qualification name||Access to HE Diploma (Health Professions)|
|Awarding organisation||Cambridge Access Validating Agency (The)|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||7th September 2021|
Who this course is for
This is a popular, nationally recognised, Access to HE course designed for students who are planning to continue with their career related studies into Higher Education in a wide range of Health, Nursing, Midwifery or Allied Health Professions. We work in close partnership with local universities and many students use this Access to HE course as a route into a full degree.Bursaries for Nursing students. Students progressing to university will now have access to new annual payments of at least £5,000 if they study eligible Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health courses. Best of all, they won't need to be repaid! Find out more at healthcareers.nhs.uk/nursing-careers/annual-nursing-payments
Applicants should have experience of care work before commencing the course. Adults enrolling on an Access to HE course have made a conscious decision to return to education, bringing a commitment and wider life experience to their studies. Our Access course is designed to reflect this with applicants demonstrating clear commitment, maturity and motivation. The course is intended for adults who do not have traditional sixth-form or vocational qualifications, allowing them to prepare for and gai
What you'll learn
Subjects studied may include:Midwifery, Nursing and Health Professions*Science*Social Science*Placement related and Academic Preparation skillsPlease note that the Academic Content will be tailored to suit your progression pathway. Please contact our Advice and Guidance team, or a member of our specialist staff for more information.This is a very popular course and early application is advised.
How you'll be assessed
You will produce a portfolio of work relating to both your compulsory units and your specialist units. There will be some tested elements to the course in order to practise exam technique.To achieve an Access to HE Diploma you will need to pass a minimum of 60 credits with 45 credits in Academic Content and 15 credits in Academic Preparation skills.
What you can do next
This course has an excellent track record for progression. Many students choose to continue their HE studies in subjects such as BSc Nursing, BSc Midwifery, BSc Exercise Science and Rehabilitation, BSc Nutrition, BSc Occupational Therapy, Diploma/BSc Operating Department Practitioner, BSc Physiotherapy, BSc Radiography, BSc Psychology and BSc Speech and Language Therapy.There are excellent progression routes offered at universities, both locally and further afield. Many of our Access students h
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