Access To Higher Education - Nursing

A Level

In Hemel Hempstead

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    A Level

  • Location

    Hemel hempstead

  • Duration

    Flexible

It provides the underpinning skills to enable students to return to the world of learning by building the skills and confidence necessary for success in Higher Education and future career progression. Our approach allows students to become independent learners so that they can fully appreciate the opportunities of a university education.
Suitable for: This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in nursing or midwifery and do not meet the necessary entry requirements for university. We welcome applications from students who completed their secondary education some years ago and now wish to improve their academic skills prior to attending university.

Facilities

Location

Start date

Hemel Hempstead (Hertfordshire)
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Marlowes, HP1 1HD

Start date

On request

About this course

The Access to HE Diploma is designed for students who are returning to study after a break and now wish to progress to higher education. There are, therefore, no formal entry requirements, however students will be required to demonstrate their ability and commitment to complete the course in one year and to be able to show that they have gained valuable life and work experiences. All applicants will be interviewed by a course leader.

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Course programme

Course suitability

This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in nursing or midwifery and do not meet the necessary entry requirements for university. We welcome applications from students who completed their secondary education some years ago and now wish to improve their academic skills prior to attending university.

Entry qualifications

The Access to HE Diploma is designed for students who are returning to study after a break and now wish to progress to higher education. There are, therefore, no formal entry requirements, however students will be required to demonstrate their ability and commitment to complete the course in one year and to be able to show that they have gained valuable life and work experiences. All applicants will be interviewed by a course leader.

Information about the course

The Access to nursing and midwifery course is specially designed to enable its students to enter for a degree or diploma in nursing and midwifery at university. The college has two intakes in September and February to coincide with university admissions. It provides the underpinning skills to enable students to return to the world of learning by building the skills and confidence necessary for success in Higher Education and future career progression. Our approach allows students to become independent learners so that they can fully appreciate the opportunities of a university education.

Course content

All students study core subjects including maths, communications and IT. Where required the opportunity to achieve a GCSE equivalence in maths and english is also available. The course includes a tutorial programme that includes the necessary skills to enable students to complete the course with confidence and to take full advantage of the return to education. The specialist subjects include biology, social studies, pyschology and other subjects relevant to a future career in nursing and midwifery.

Assessment

The course is assessed partly by continuous assessment based on essay and other
assignments and partly through compulsory credits in research skill and examinations. In order
to complete the course, students will need to produce a portfolio of assessed work.
A student needs to gain 60 credits with a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 plus 15 credits at
Level 2 to achieve the Open College Network accredited Access Diploma, by the end of the

course.

Progression

This pathway is for people looking to enter higher education courses in the nursing profession, midwifery and others

Additional information

Payment options: UK/EU Fee : £896.00 Overseas Fee : £4,075.00 Part-time enrolments are subject to an additional annual registration fee of £10 payable once only per academic year (exemptions may apply).

Access To Higher Education - Nursing

Price on request