Access To Higher Ed: Health & Health Sciences
Advanced Learner Loan applicable
What entry requirements do I need?
You will need a minimum of: GCSE English at grade C and satisfactory attendance and performance at the Taster Day. GCSE Maths at grade C required for applicants wishing to progress to teacher training.
What will I learn?
Access to Higher Education courses are one year intensive courses for adult students aged 19+ who are intending to study for a degree at university but who do not have the required
Progamming, system security, website development, systems analysis and design, advanced databases, client and server operating systems.
In the first semester the course provides you with units to develop your study, IT, data presentation and analysis skills, alongside introductory biology units.
Your scientific knowledge is then further developed in semesters two and three, providing you with a broad range of science based topics with a focus on health. Units include Cell Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Reproduction, Health and Disease, Medical Chemistry and Human Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems.
As with all Access courses, we want to develop your confidence and ability to study independently. You will be assessed through a variety of methods, including lab work, written reports, oral presentations, tests, essays and model making. In the last semester you will also complete an extended Independent Project on a subject of your own choice.
What could I progress on to?
Students who have successfully completed this Diploma have progressed onto university courses at a range of institutions including Brighton, Canterbury, Portsmouth, Greenwich, Kings and Leicester.
Previous learners on this course have gone on to university studies in
- Public Health
- Biomedical Science
- Applied Social Science
- Environmental Science
- Forensic Science
- Animal Radiography
- Nursing and Midwifery
Additional Course Details for 18/19
Course code 1108 Course name Access To Higher Ed: Health & Health Sciences Campus Ore Valley Study mode Full-Time Start date 10/09/18 Duration 36 week (s)