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.
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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.
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.
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
The course is delivered 2-3 days per week.
Career options may include:- Nursing- Midwifery - Allied health professions which require biology units e.g. Speech and language therapist Physiotherapist Occupational health practitioner