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This course is designed for 19+ adults.

Our Access to Higher Education Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery Level 3 is designed to provide aspiring nurses and midwives a route into nursing or midwifery higher level programmes.

The course content focuses on the core knowledge and skills you need to successfully progress to study at degree level in your chosen subject.

The teaching and learning methods will give you opportunities to develop transferable skills including:

  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Thinking and independent study skills
  • Research
  • Academic writing

This fast-track course is delivered from January through to June and will be scheduled over 4 days per week. Sessions will include a mixture of theory and practical lessons.

This will be an intensive course designed to be completed in June to allow progression onto the Higher National Diploma (HND) in Healthcare.

Course fee: £3,384. You may be eligible to study this course for free or access financial support.

This course will lead to:

  • Higher National Diploma (HND) in Healthcare
  • Higher Education degree

The entry requirements for this course are:

  • You must be aged 19+
  • GCSE Grade 4 (C) or above, including both maths and English Language or Functional Skills Level 2 in both maths and English.

All applicants will be required to attend a formal interview to confirm the course is suitable for them.

This course consists of some of the following modules:

  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Introduction to healthcare
  • Safeguarding children, young people and/or Vulnerable adults
  • Care principles
  • An introduction to health and disease
  • Sociology of health

You will be assessed via:

  • Essays and reports
  • Presentations
  • Leaflets and posters
  • External exams
  • Tutor observations

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