Access to Higher Education Diploma - Health

19020L0 | Leigh College
Start Date | 10/09/2018
Time/Day | 09:30 - 15:00 MONDAY/TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY

Is this course for me?

This course is for people who want to pursue a career in Health and Social Care. From this course, learners are able to apply for places in higher education including Nursing, Midwifery, Speech Therapy, Social Work, Podiatry, Radiography, Occupational Therapy, Operating Department Practitioner (OPD), Psychology and Paramedic.

What will I study?

This course gives the learner a chance to explore various disciplines such as Health, Psychology, Biology, Sociology, Research and others all of which feature heavily in health and social care training and education programmes.

How long is the course?

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each week for one year.

How will I be assessed?

Through various forms of course work which is continually assessed, including written assignments, presentations and debates.

What qualifications do I need?

You will need to have GCSE English Grade A*-C / 9-4 plus an interview. GCSE Maths is desirable but if you do not have this an equivalent maths qualification will be accepted. Applicants will need to check if the specialism they wish to progress to (Midwif

What can I progress onto?

Almost all students go onto University to train in professional health and care careers. Some progress onto the Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care at the University Centre Wigan & Leigh College.

Other Information

This course has close links with local universities which gives the learner the opportunity to participate in enrichment programmes. This course requires a high level of commitment from you. Please note that the award of the Diploma does not provide guaranteed entry to UK higher education.

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
N/A £3216.00 3F

Exam Fee

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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