Access To Higher Education Diploma (Health)

Access To Higher Education Diploma (Health)

Study Mode: Part Time
Course Level: Level 3

Where will this course lead?

This nine month programme is ideal for you if you wish to pursue a health related career including Paediatric Nursing, Paramedical Science, Midwifery, Adult Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Operating Department Practitioners, Occupational Therapy.

What will I study?

The Access to Higher Education (Health) course is made up of the following subjects:

- Psychology
- Health Studies
- Biological Sciences
- Study Skills

How will this course be delivered?

The course is taught in a classroom environment where you will participate in tutor led sessions, discussions, presentations and group work.

What qualifications will I get?

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health)

How will I be assessed?

There are no external exams as part of this course however there will be some timed essays for some subjects and tests for Biological Sciences. You will be assessed through coursework, in-class tests and presentations.

The programme is verified by the Open College Network West Midlands.

How do I get a place on the course?

You must complete an application form and you will then be invited to a one to one interview.

What are the entry requirements?

Must hold level 2 qualification in Maths and English (e.g. GCSE grade A/8 - C/4 or functional skills level 2) .

If you do not hold qualifications Maths and English there is a level 2 option available

What else do I need to know?

You will be expected to attend 2 or 3 days a week at college (timetable starts at 9.15am and ends at 3pm).

You will also need to complete considerable self-directed study outside of the classroom.

You will be allocated a Personal Tutor at the start of your course who will support you during your time at college.

Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.
* depending on your age at start of the course.

What can I do after this course?

Most Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health) students make an application to university within the first term at college. Your tutors will support you through the application process.

Other progression routes could lead to full time or part time employment.

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
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Woodlands Campus






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Blossomfield Campus






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