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Access to Higher Education Diploma (Nursing) - Online

Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College
Course summary
78 hours
3,384 GBP
London
Next available date: Contact for dates - London

Course description

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Nursing) - Online: This Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health) opens up the chance for you to apply for a degree in nursing. If you feel drawn towards caring for others in a substantive way and would like to nurse people in hospital hospices their own homes or in nursing homes but don’t yet have the qualifications to meet the needs of that type of work this course will provide you with that opportunity to get back into education perhaps change direction and make your ambitions real. Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health) is excellent preparation for higher level academic work and will get you ready to experience university life. If you follow it up with a university degree it could lead to a valuable career in nursing practice within the health service private practice or community health and social care. Most universities in the UK will accept Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health) as an entry requirement though you should check this with individual establishments you would like to attend. In addition to the Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health) most colleges and universities will require a minimum of GCSE grade C in English and Maths or an accepted equivalent. For this reason you will need this minimum requirement to start your Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health). Modules for this course Module 1 Preparing to study Module 2 Academic writing skills Module 3 Preparing a written assignment Module 4 Independent research Module 5 Progressing to Higher Education Module 6 Poverty & health Module 7 Human immunity Module 8 Introduction to psychology Module 9 Cell metabolism Module 10 Contemporary health issues Module 11 Introduction to Sociology Module 12 Human nutrition & the digestive system Module 13 Human reproduction growth & development Module 14 The human musculoskeletal system Module 15 Cell biology Module 16 Social factors in health care Module 17 The brain & nervous system Module 18 Inequalities in health & illne

Suitability - Who should attend?

Learners wishing to complete an Access to Higher Education Diploma need to have a GCSE in Maths and English or an appropriate equivalent qualification at level 2 or above and have the ultimate goal of studying a related degree at university. For a wide range of universities Access to Higher Education Diplomas fulfil part of their entry criteria on many of their courses. Access to Higher Education Diplomas are eligible to be used within the standard UCAS application process. Access to Higher Education Diplomas have historically been an effective way to help learners get places at their university and degree of choice. It is important potential learners should understand that each University will have their own set of admission criteria and that they only have a set number of places on each course. These admission criteria can change at any time at the university’s discretion and include but are not limited to the following: 1. Achievement of a set amount of credits at Merit or Distinction level. 2. Attendance and success at a face-to-face interview at the University. 3. Fulfilling a Universities proprietary literacy and numeracy standards and potentially passing an in-house assessment. 4. Completion of mandatory prescribed work placements work experience and potentially a sandwich year of paid work experience. 5. It is recommended that learners starting their Access to Higher Education Diploma have a GCSE Grade A-C in Maths and English (or equivalent Level 2 such as Functional Skills/Key Skills etc.) OR a full level 2 qualification in a related subject. These conditions form part of some universities entrance criteria. All learners studying for an Access to Higher Education Diploma must perform their own research to ensure their diploma is correctly specified. It is the learner's responsibility to ensure that the Diploma they are studying gives them the best possible chance of being accepted for a place on a course at their university o

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Access to Higher Education

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Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College

Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College

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