Access to Health Science Professions Access to HE Diploma | Level 3
This specialist Access to Health Science Professions Access to HE Diploma Level 3 is a one year course designed for adult (19+) learners who want to progress to university to study health related courses such nursing, midwifery, operations departmental practice (ODP) and radiography. This course is also suitable for students who want to pursue a degree apprenticeship in the health sciences such as nursing and operations departmental practice.
Who is this course for?
Units / Modules
You will study mandatory units such as
- Academic writing
- Presentation and research skills
- Researching and understanding opportunities in higher education
In addition, you will study specialist topics such as
- Cell biology
- Control and coordination
- Infection and immunity
- Non-infectious diseases
- Systems physiology
- Psychological disorders
- Key aspects of psychology
- Health education and society
Benefits / Skills
The study skills units will help you to develop your academic writing, numeracy and research skills. The core modules in biology, health education and psychology will give you the underpinning knowledge needed for university and a career in the health science professions such as nursing, midwifery, operations departmental practice (ODP) or radiography.
This course will also help you develop transferable skills valued by employers, including IT, teamwork, communication, problem-solving and time management.
Progression may include a relevant health science degree or a nursing apprenticeship.
Students who have successfully completed the Health Science Professions diploma have progressed to university to study:
- Adult nursing
- Child nursing
- Mental health nursing
- Occupational therapy
- Paramedic practice
- Operations Departmental Practice
Students have also progressed onto nursing
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