Access to Health Professions
Type: Professional Qualification
Mode: Full Time
Start Date: September 2018
End Date:
Day: 3 days per week
Duration: 30 weeks, 3 days per week
Cost: £3,020 (fee remission may apply. Advanced Learner Loan available)
Course Overview

Students aged 19+ wanting to return to education and are keen to progress to university entering in to careers within the nursing/health sector. Such as adult, child and mental health nursing, midwifery, radiography, disability studies, paramedic practise and psychology.

What will I learn?

Units of study may include:
• Anatomy and physiology
• Endocrine system
• Disease

Units of study may include:
• Diagnosis and management of physiological disorders
• Health definition
• Health communication

Units of study may include:
• Perspectives
• Health psychology
• Child development
• Psychological treatment

Study Skills
Units of study may include:
• Essay writing
• Presentation skills
• Research skills
• Reflective practice

How will the course be assessed?

Learning is assessed in a variety of methods to prepare you for study at university. These may include an extended essay, presentations, timed assessments under controlled conditions and report writing.

Materials and other information

For students who access the 24+ Learner Loan to fund this course, loans may be reclaimed upon completion of a HE qualification. For more information and eligibility criteria, please visit


A place on a degree programme in a related discipline. Career opportunities include all aspects of Nursing, Midwifery and other Healthcare professions.


We have a wide range of adult learning programmes to help you reach your goals.

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