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Access to Higher Education – Nursing and Allied Health Professions J004

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/37761/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 3 course.

Course outline

This course is a preparation for entry to a degree or Higher Diploma course in health care including Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedics, Operations Dept Practitioner, Occupational Therapy and other related health care professions.

Course details

Four modules are studied, these are:

  • Human Biology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Health Studies

In addition a research project will be undertaken chosen from one of the subject areas.

Credits are awarded for the Access course modules. To achieve the Access Diploma, you must gain all 60 credits, including a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3. There are 20 units worth 3 credits each; 6 units of Biology, 4 of Psychology, 3 of Health Studies, 3 Sociology and 4 development units. 15 units are graded, while 5 must be passed but are not graded.

The Access to HE Diploma is awarded by Openawards.org.

Entry guidelines

Relevant level 2 qualification e.g. Pre Access to Health or Science and GCSE English and maths at grade 4/C or above or 5 GCSE's at grade 4/C or above including English and maths.

Applicants need to have relevant health and social care work experience.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

You need to be aware that to meet entry requirements for specific courses at Universities, you may need particular qualifications in addition to the Access qualification. For example, several courses require maths and English at grade 6/B or above and relevant work experience. You are advised to check the entry requirements for your intended degree course as soon as possible.

When you attend your Access interview, you will be given the opportunity to discuss how any additional requirements could be met. Useful websites: UCAS-www.UCAS.com and NHS - www.nhscareers.nhs.uk

Where can I progress to?

Degree or Higher Diploma courses in health related subjects, such as Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedics etc. Obtaining the Access to HE Diploma in Nursing and Allied Health Professions does not guarantee entry into any HE course.

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Assessment Method

Assessments is continuous with examinations, reports, essays, tests, assignments and presentations.

When does this course run?

Starting 4th Sep 17

Ends 29th Jun 18

Ref: J004J001

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £3200.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet, or call 0151 551 7777.
If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays
Wednesday 13:00 — 17:00 12 Quays

Starting 6th Sep 17

Ends 29th Jun 18

Ref: J004J002

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £3200.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet, or call 0151 551 7777.
If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays
Thursday 09:00 — 13:00 12 Quays

Starting 5th Sep 17

Ends 29th Jun 18

Ref: J004J003

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £3200.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet, or call 0151 551 7777.
If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Tuesday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays
Wednesday 09:00 — 12:00 12 Quays

Starting 3rd Sep 18

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: J004K001

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £3200.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.
If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 5th Sep 18

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: J004K002

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £3200.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.
If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 4th Sep 18

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: J004K003

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £3200.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.
If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 19th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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