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Qualification name Access to HE Diploma (Health and Human Sciences)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Open College Network London Region
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 20th September 2021
Cost £3,300.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

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In order to enrol on this course you will have to complete a successful interview. If you wish to go on to study at degree level, most universities require a GCSE English & Maths at Grade C/4 or above. Some universities also require a GCSE in Science. Please check with your preferred university, or discuss with us at interview. You should have a minimum of GCSE English Language grade C/4 and either GCSE Maths grade C/4 or Functional Skills Maths Level 2. If you have overseas qualifications, please check with your universities if they require you to have UK GCSEs or Functional Skills or IELTS. For this course you should have IELTS 5.5 as a minimum. If you wish to study nursing, midwifery of physiotherapy, you should also have relevant work or voluntary experience in the health care sector. Access courses are designed for 19 plus learners. In order to enrol onto this course you need to have established skills at Level 2 Maths and GCSE English C/4 as a minimum. You should to be ready to learn - in other words, take feedback (in a constructive manner), be able to listen, be able to communicate clearly and in an appropriate way, take and follow instruction and be prepared to work with a range of people in class. You will need to sit a computer based initial assessment to indicate and evidence your current level of Maths and English. If you have been asked to complete an English and/or maths screening test, it is important that you read the following information The entry requirement on the screening tests are Level 2 English and Level 2 Maths You should allow sufficient time for the screening test (up to 1 hour per test), so that you are not rushed. You should take the screening tests seriously, as the tests results will determine which course/s you can enrol on. If you do not achieve the required levels on the screening tests for your chosen course, then you will not be offered a place on the course. It would be sensible to complete the sc

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Access courses are designed to enable people aged 19+ to gain a qualification which is accepted by universities as an alternative to A Levels. Access courses are delivered over one year as opposed to the two years required for A Levels. An access course is therefore ideal for anyone who left school without formal Level 3 qualifications, or for people who wish to change career without having to do two years of A levels. You will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to progress on to Higher Education degree courses including physiotherapy, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, sports science, sports rehabilitation, podiatry, physiology and midwifery.Your course will consist of four main modules and a core module, all of which include communication skill in their content. Potential units are listed below: Human Sciences Anatomy Physiology Science Chemical Kinetics Practical Chemistry Biological Molecules and Enzymes Patterns in Chemistry Cells Core Essay Wr

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Your assessment is continuous throughout the year. Assessment will be by essays, written reports, exams, presentations and portfolio. You must keep to deadlines for these assessments, or this may impact on your grade

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Address Parkshot
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Phone 020 8891 5907

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