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Qualification name Access to HE Diploma (Nursing)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Open College Network London Region
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 6th September 2021
Cost £3,384.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

The programme offers a balanced group of subjects that will equip students with a wide range of skills and knowledge to enable you to progress onto higher education or further qualifications. Successful students will receive an Access Diploma issued by Open College Network (OCN) under licence from the quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. The Diploma is nationally recognised for entry to Higher Education

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

GCSE grade 4 and above in English language and Maths.

View the key features of this course.

To be awarded the Access to Higher Education Diploma for Nursing, learners must achieve a total of 60 credits comprising of: 1. Study Skills: (Credits: 15)1.1.1. Essay Writing 1.1.2. Reading and comprehension of texts1.1.3. Arithmetic skills for health studies1.1.4. Examination skills: Preparing for and succeeding in examinations1.1.5. Speaking and Listening skills2. Human Biology: (Credits: 21)2.1.1. Cells2.1.2. Disease & Immunity2.1.3. The Blood2.1.4. Nutrition, digestion and Excretion2.1.5. The Reproductive System3. Subject specific Nursing: (Credits: 3)3.1.1. The Role of the Health and Social Care Professional4. Psychology: (Credits: 9)4.1.1. Introduction to Psychology4.1.2. Stress and Health4.1.3. Mental Health and Illness5. Sociology: (Credits: 3)5.1.1. Health inequalities6. Nursing studies: (Credits: 9)6.1.1. Health Promotion and Health Education6.1.2. Health and Wellbeing6.1.3. Health Care Provision

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Lessons, Question and Answer sessions (these lessons may take place online should it be required). Worksheets and written assignments often in the form of case studies, these may take the form of online resources. Written essays and reportsPlease note that at least one unit will be assessed by formal examination taken under timed conditions.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Written Assignments, Projects, Workshops, Oral presentations and Internal exams

Learners primarily progress to Higher Education study in areas related to Nursing. These may include some of the following areas of Degree level study: Adult Nursing, Child Nursin, Mental Health Nursing, Learning Disability Nursing, Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care

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Name Lewisham College Main Campus
Address Lewisham Way
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