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|Dates||10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019|
|Location Name||Nuneaton Campus|
|Area||Access to Higher Education|
|Mode Of Provision||Full Time|
|Introduction||This is a QAA approved qualification at Level 3 to provide Access to Higher Education for those learners seeking a career in a Health or Allied Health Profession. The course is a one year full-time course or part-time over 2 years, enabling 19+ learners to be able to study at NWHC and then progress to university to study on a 3 year degree course. Whether you are looking to progress your career, or change direction, this course can provide you with the platform you need.|
Access to Higher Education courses can be funded through a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan. If you take out an Advanced Learning Loan to study an Access to Higher Education course, the loan will be written off once you complete a subsequent Higher Education course.
|Study Outline||You will study a range of Health based modules that have been chosen to facilitate progression to a relevant university course and include: Biological Science; Health Studies; Study Skills; Academic Writing and Maths in a Health Care Context.|
You will also have a personal tutor and a weekly group tutorial meeting.
|Entry Requirements||For full-time study you are required to pass the Access initial assessment.|
There may be the requirement for additional studies for those students who need to gain GCSE English or Maths qualifications at grade C or above.
Science is an additional requirement for Nursing and Midwifery.
Please note - Students are advised to check the university entry requirements, including GCSE requirements and Access diploma, for the course that they are interested in.
|Equipment||No specialist equipment is required|
|Attendance||Full time is 3 days per week 9.30am - 4.30pm for one year; part time is one day per week over 2 years 9.30am - 5.15pm; or one/two evenings per week over 2 years 5.30pm - 9.30pm.|
|Assessment||Assessment is a mix of coursework and examinations|
|Progression||Students who achieve the Diploma can be accepted for university degrees through NWHC or a university, in professions such as: Nursing; Midwifery; Paramedic; Speech and Language Therapy; Physiotherapy; Occupational Therapy or subject based degrees such as Biological Science, Health Studies/Education.|
|Qualification||Access to HE Diploma (Health)|
|Awarding Body||The Diploma is QAA recognised and is awarded by Aim Awards.|
|Suitable for Higher Education?||Y|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||N|
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