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Qualification name Access to HE Diploma (Nursing and Midwifery)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Ascentis
Course type Online
Course start date 29th November 2021
Cost £3,384.00
Cost description Advanced Learner Loan.

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course is fully online, students must have use of a laptop to complete this course. Get the skills and qualifications you need to get onto a healthcare course at university next year and start on your way to a career in the NHS or other related healthcare organisations. This course is completely unaffected by COVID-19 as it is fully online, in fact there is no better time to be studying remotely! If you pay with an Adult Learner Loan and progress directly to university after this course, the government will write off your loan! Activate Learning offer an Access to HE Online Level 3 Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery, giving you a brand new, convenient and affordable way to study for your qualification online. Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career in healthcare, but worry that a lack of time and qualifications could prevent you from taking that next step? If you are aged 19 or over and aspire to go to university to study a healthcare-related degree, an Access to Higher Education Online Diploma is the route for you. The Access to HE Online: Nursing and Midwifery diploma gives you the opportunity to progress onto degrees in midwifery, nursing, adult nursing, learning disabilities nursing, and child nursing. Key programme features: One-year programme, Personal tutor and supportive webinars, Equivalent to three A Levels, which means you can achieve the points you need for university, Flexible so you can learn at your own pace, in your own home, Designed exclusively for adults, Widely recognised and accepted qualifications by UK universities, Funding options available. Funding available: Nursing Bursary for those going on to degree-level courses: Nursing students starting university will benefit from guaranteed, additional support of at least £5,000 a year to help with living costs. The funding will be given to all new and continuing degree-level nursing, midwifery and many allied health students from September 2020.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Uou must have GCSE English and maths at grade 4 (C equivalent) or above, or a Functional Skills Level 2 qualification. Applicants must be aged over 19 and have been out of full-time education for a year. As this is an online course, it is not possible to study maths and/or English at an Activate Learning college alongside the main qualification. Some degrees require that you have some relevant paid or voluntary work experience, and this will also be checked at interview.

View the key features of this course.

Introduction to Cell Biology, Aspects of Human Physiology, Planning a Practical Investigation, Biomolecules, Introduction to Psychology, Child Development, Psychological Investigation and Psychological Perspective and Behaviours, Introduction to Professional Healthcare Practice, Health Promotion and a Research Project.As well as developing subject knowledge, you will improve your communication, personal and study skills through a core programme that also provides one-to-one tutorial support.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will be assessed through tutor assessed coursework (approximately 96.5%) and one online exam (approximately 3.5%). All assessments are internally and externally verified through a rigorous and robust process to ensure that all grading is consistent, fair and provides developmental feedback. The coursework will involve: essays, presentations, examinations, discussions , a portfolio of evidence.

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