Course Description

The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health Professions course is ideal for students who would like to study nursing, midwifery, or other allied health professions at degree level but do not have the required qualifications to progress directly to go to university.

Our Access to HE Diploma course has been developed with industry experts to provide you the ultimate study experience to prepare you for your academic career and enable you to apply for higher education without A-levels.

As a student on this course, you can expect assistance from our student support team throughout the course and you will also have a tutor assigned to you for one-to-one support and guidance on your journey. 

With this 6 months fast track course you can qualify with the equivalent to 3 A-levels in half of the time, which will then allow you to progress to university. 

The course is designed so you can study from home in your own time and arrange your learning to suit your personal lifestyle. 

There are no exams required at the end of this course, as it is all assignment based and you also do not require a work placement or employment in the health industry to complete the course.

In this course, you will gain an understanding of Human Biology, Sociology, Health Studies (including the National Health Service), Psychology (Psychopathology, treatments, and therapies), and Infection Control & Prevention.

It is the ideal qualification to access degree courses such as Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedic Science, Physiotherapy, or Language & Speech Therapy.

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Course Syllabus

  • English for Academic Study
  • Research and Referencing
  • Producing a Written Assignment
  • Maths in A Healthcare Context
  • Psychopathology
  • Treatments and Therapies
  • Ethical Issues in Healthcare Policy
  • Foundations in Healthcare Practice
  • The National Health Service
  • Cell Biology and Biochemistry
  • Biological Communications
  • Reproduction
  • Genetics
  • Human Physiology
  • Human Respiratory and Cardiac Systems
  • Skeleton and Muscles
24/7 access to course content

24/7 access to course videos and documents via our online student hub

Dedicated Support Team

Customer service support here to help and available Mon to Fri 9am to 7.30pm

Personal course tutor

Assigned personal course tutor to help you every step of the way

This is an eLearning Course

Study at your convenience from any internet connected devise via our interactive eLearning platform. You will be under the supervision of our expert course tutor who will provide all the necessary support via this online platform.