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Health & Social Care

Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health and Social Care.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    Age 19+ learners will need to have GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 or above or equivalent qualifications. IELTS tests can be taken before the course starts at the college if students do not have English GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 qualifications.

    Assessment Method

    Assessments are aligned to those at university with a mixture of examination assessment projects and presentations.

    Aims of the course

    This course aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in a wide range of specialist units to allow for progression onto health social work social science degrees or degree apprenticeships or nursing associate programmes.

    Progression Opportunities

    You could choose to progress onto the following: University or Degree Apprenticeships BA Social Work BA Youth and Community Work BEd Primary/Secondary Education BA Education Studies BA Sociology BA Psychology BA Psychosocial Studies BSc Adult Nursing BSc Mental Health Nursing BSc Child Nursing BSc Additional Needs Nursing BSc Midwifery BEd Primary/Secondary Education.


    Facilities include: seminar and lecture rooms learning centre (extensive online resources) access and HE hub break out areas for your independent learning.

    Career Options

    You could choose to go into Social work Education Nursing Midwifery Sociology Criminology Psychology and more.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 35 weeks
Start Date 09/09/2024
End Date 27/06/2025
Course Code 4HCAP9A0


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

19-24 £ 3,384
24+ £3,384
International £8,640
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