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Health & Social Care

This is a biology based Access to Higher Education Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery. Due to the grounding in biology the course supports progression onto a range of health degrees but is specialised for nursing and midwifery.

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

    Entry Requirements

    Age 19+ learners will need to have GCSE English Maths and Science 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

    A mixture of practical lab experiments assignments examinations and presentations. This is aligned to assessment methods at university to ensure learners are prepared for the transition.

    Aims of the course

    Learners will be prepared for the demands of an intensive nursing or midwifery degree (or allied health profession) having studied a range of health and science units as well as academic English and maths.

    Progression Opportunities

    Upon successful completion you could choose to progress onto the following:- BSc Midwifery - BSc Adult Nursing- BSc Child Nursing- BSc Mental Health Nursing- BSc Learning Disability Nursing- Nursing or Midwifery apprenticeships - BSc Podiatry- BSc Speech and Language therapy- BSc Physiotherapy - BSc Occupational Health

    Facilities

    The course is delivered 2-3 days per week.

    Career Options

    Career options may include:- Nursing- Midwifery - Allied health professions which require biology units e.g. Speech and language therapist Physiotherapist Occupational health practitioner

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 4HCAT9A0

Funding

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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