Access to Higher Education: Health and Social Care

After successfully completing this Access to Higher Education Diploma, you will have a good understanding of Biology, Health Studies, Law and Social Policy and the skills needed to study a health and social care related undergraduate course. Once you have chosen and completed your degree programme, you will be ready to begin your chosen career. Many graduates go on to work in the NHS or private practice.

Site

Workplace/Other

Level

Level 3

Course Type

Adult

Qualification

Access to HE

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Courses

Options Course Code Starts Ends Days Standard Fee
enquire 50044-02 04/03/24 04/01/25 Various Throughout Year £3384

What will I study?

The course consists of 21 Units of Study

• UNIT 1 (induction unit) PREPARING FOR SUCCESS • UNIT 2 PREPARING TO STUDY • UNIT 3 ACADEMIC WRITING SKILLS • UNIT 4 PREPARING A WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT • UNIT 5 CELL BIOLOGY • UNIT 6 THE HISTORY OF THE NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE • UNIT 7 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK • UNIT 8 THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS • UNIT 9 SOCIAL WORK METHODS • UNIT 10 HUMAN RIGHTS, THE INDIVIDUAL & THE LAW • UNIT 11 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY • UNIT 12 HUMAN NUTRITION & THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM • UNIT 13 UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA • UNIT 14 POVERTY AND HEALTH • UNIT 15 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SOCIAL POLICY • UNIT 16 CLASSIFICATION AND USE OF SOCIAL DRUGS AND MEDICINES • UNIT 17 PERSONAL SOCIAL SERVICES • UNIT 18 MENTAL HEALTH AND ILLNESS • UNIT 19 STUDY SKILLS PORTFOLIO BUILDING

What qualification will I achieve?

The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a qualification, equivalent to A Level.

What can I do after completing this course?

Access to Higher Education Diplomas have a reputation of successfully helping students to gain admission to university.