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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 Science Professions) course is made up of the following subjects:

- Psychology
- Health Studies
- Biological Sciences
- Study Skills

We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated, please contact us for the latest information.

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 Science Professions Level 3 Skills & Education Group.

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.

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?

With the return of the nursing bursary from September 2020 - meaning degree level nursing students now receive at least £5,000 to study -  this is a great time to get into nursing!

You will be expected to attend 2 or 3 days a week at college.

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 & University Centre 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.

Please note that when you enrol you are accepting that the course content and module descriptions are accurate at the time of publishing and that the course content as described is based on what is possible to deliver under the government advice and social distancing rules at that particular time. In the event of changes made to those rules, by national or local government, the College may need to make further alterations to the published course content. By enrolling with the College, you will be confirming that you are content to proceed with the course as detailed at that time and on the basis that the programme may be subject to reasonable change.

What can I do after this course?

Most Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health Science Professions) 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.

Location

Blossomfield Campus

Start Date

Sept-2023

Day

Various

Time

09:30-15:00

Course Fee

£3000

Course Code

NMAAA012BCF0

Study Mode

Part Time

Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

Sept-2023

Day

Various

Time

09:30-15:00

Course Fee

£3000

Course Code

NMAAB012CCF0

Study Mode

Part Time

Access To Higher Education Diploma (Health - Nursing/Midwifery/Paramedics)

What’s Involved?

Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?

£17,680
NATIONAL AVERAGE

Employment by Region

The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.