This course is for adult learners (19+) who may not have the traditional qualifications normally required for Higher Education and wish to progress to a nursing and/or healthcare university qualification. Access courses last for one year (September to July), generally over three days a week.
There are three mandatory modules: Psychology, Human Biology, and Health & Healthcare.
For more information please consult our course handbook.
There are a wide variety of assessment approaches including written assignments, essays, reports, timed classwork, examinations, practical work, group discussion and presentations. These approaches support students to prepare effectively for university as well as enabling them to achieve to the best of their abilities.
Entry criteria for Access to Higher Education programmes require students to have both GCSE in English and Maths at Grade C or above.
This course is validated and certificated by Laser Learning Awards. This course is approximately 14.5 hours over three days a week and is dependent on modules completed. There may be additional costs for trips. This course is eligible for a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan.