This an intensive course which is intended to provide a qualification equivalent to A-level (level 3), recognised by universities sufficient for entry to related degree courses such as nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy, social work and paramedic science. The course has outstanding success rates, lecturers are positive and passionate to provide the best possible experience and support. There are three subject areas, human physiology, psychology and sociology. Universities and colleges expect Access to HE applicants to have acquired a certain amount of life experience before they start an Access to HE course, so applicants who have only recently left school may be advised to follow a different route into higher education. Different funding arrangements apply according to the age of the student.
The Access to HE Diploma provides progression for those who have been out of education onto degree level courses. Extensive support and assistance will be given to enable you to complete your UCAS application. The most common pathways include midwifery, nursing, paramedic science, and physiotherapy.