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Access to University - Nursing, Midwifery and Health Professions (Evening)

Access to University • Level 3

Access to University - Nursing, Midwifery and Health Professions (Evening)

Access to University • Level 3

Type of LearningAdult Learning

Course CodeA2995

Study Mode2 Evenings attending in college plus approximately 2 days independent study

Duration1 year

Awarded ByGateway Qualifications

Location ByBurnley College

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About the course

Whilst studying on this course, you will complete study skills units designed to prepare you for study at university, you will develop your academic writing and how to reference your sources using Harvard style. You will also reflect on your performance in exams allowing you to improve your approach to revision.There is also a focus on Anatomy & Physiology content which will prepare you for a variety of Health realted courses at university. In addition you will have the opportunity to study sociological perspectives, the sociology of health and illness, introduction to issues in health and social care. There will be opportunity to carry out practical skills in the laboratory such as dissection.

 

Type of LearningAdult Learning

Course CodeA2995

Study Mode2 Evenings attending in college plus approximately 2 days independent study

Duration1 year

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Awarded ByGateway Qualifications

Location ByBurnley College

Start Date/s

12/09/2022

Entry requirements

Potential students should have a GCSE or L2 Functional Skills in English and Maths. Certificates will need to be provided for all qualifications achieved. Learners need individual university requirements as some institutions will not accept L2 Functional Skills and some may require GCSE Science (in particular midwifery courses).

Modules

Preparing students for study at university level is a key objective of the course particularly in the health and socials care professions. Research is a key aspect with students completing projects in both Physiology and Sociology. In addition students have the opportunity to study concepts and models of mental health, poverty in society and family structure. Students will engage in a range of diverse activities to support learning. Specific modules include: Human Anatomy & Physiology Introduction to Healthcare Cells & Tissues, Care Principles Circulation, Immunity & Homeostasis Professional Interpersonal Skills Human Reproduction & Related Health Issues Safeguarding Research Project Poverty & Social Exclusion Academic Support Sociology of Health

Assessment

The Access to HE Diploma utilises a range of assessment methods to include essay, posters, presentations, practical work, report writing and exams. These methods are designed to reflect how you will be assessed at university and allows you to develop these skills.

Careers & Progression

Successful completion of the Access to HE Diploma in Allied Health Professions provides students with the opportunity to access a range of higher education courses and ultimately to go into professional practice in a range of health and social care related professions which include, adult nursing, children's nursing, midwifery and occupational therapy to name a few.

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