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Access to HE - Healthcare and Medicine Diplomas

The Diplomas within the Healthcare and Medicine subject area provide an opportunity for learners to develop their understanding and knowledge in preparation for progression onto higher education level courses relating to subjects and careers such as Medicine, Midwifery, Nursing, Paramedic Science and Radiography.
  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence. 

  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence.

  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence.

  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence.

  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence. 

  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence.

  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence. 

  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence.

About this subject area

There is also an option to study a Diploma that focuses more on Health and Social Care for those pursuing such Degree pathways. The Access to HE Diploma (Medicine) adheres to QAA’s Subject Descriptor in Medicine.

Across the Diplomas, units can be selected from a wide range of modules including:

  • Biological Science
  • Health Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology.

As with all Diplomas there is also the opportunity to deliver units which support the development of academic skills such as critical thinking, research and study techniques.

 

Follow the links below to more information about each Diploma.

Learner destinations

Learners who have studied one of the Diplomas within the Healthcare and Medicine subject area have progressed onto a variety of degree programmes including:

  • Adult Nursing
  • Child Nursing
  • Medicine
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operating Department Practitioner
  • Paramedic Science
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Public Health
  • Radiography
  • Speech Therapy
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