Level: 3 | Duration: 1 Year | Start Date: 14/09/22
Details: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9.30am – 4.30pm
What is this course about?
The course is modular and designed for progression to university. It is designed for adult students aged 21+, who may have been out of education for some time in preparation for higher education study.
What will I learn on this course?
You will study two Level 3 subjects; Biology and Social Issues in Health Care. The diploma also includes modules in study skills, academic writing and academic research to prepare you for your degree.
Why choose Riverside College for this course?
Preparation for university – students are offered support and guidance on university applications. There are excellent links with local universities, who value the quality of the Access provision at Riverside College. Students receive in depth guidance from subject tutors on essay writing and research skills, together with additional support if required. A successful personal tutor programme is in place to offer support to all students and monitor progress to help students succeed on the course.
What are the Entry Requirements?
You will need 2 GCSE’s Grade C/ 4 or above in English Language and Maths. Please check the specific entry requirements of your chosen university. You will have an admissions interview and you will need to submit a personal statement outlining why you like to study your chosen course.
From September 2020, new annual payments of at least £5,000 will be available to help eligible undergraduate and postgraduate student nurses fund their studies while they are in university studying for their degree. You will not have to pay this back. For more information go to: www.gov.uk/nhs-bursaries/how-to-claim
What will this course lead on to?
There are a range of Higher Educational opportunities open to students who study this pathway. These can include General Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Paediatric Nursing and other health related occupations.
As a level 3 qualification the Access Diploma may also fulfil the entry requirements of other courses, such as Foundation Degrees.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is through subject based assignments, portfolio building, presentations and final exams. All components of the assessment process need to be passed to gain a full Access Diploma.
You will be supported with your application to Higher Education and have the opportunity to visit universities.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Course fee: £3,384
If you are 19 or over and studying a level 3 qualification you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. These loans will cover the full course fee for the duration of your course.
Click here for more information about the Advanced Learner Loan
If you are studying an Access to Higher Education course and progress directly to university, the Advance Learner Loan will be written off when you complete your relevant degree.
Degree Progression and Career Opportunities:
Midwifery, Adult Nursing, Mental Health Nursing.
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- Duration 10 weeks
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