Access to Higher Education Diploma - Health

11570W0 | Parsons Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | Sept 18
Time/Day | 09:30 - 15:00 MONDAY/TUESDAY/WE

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?

The 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?

Full time for one academic year. Three days per week

How will I be assessed?

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

What qualifications do I need?

You will need to have either GCSE English or GCSE Maths at Grade C or above as well as some evidence of recent study at Level 2.

What can I progress onto?

This qualification allows progression to higher education to train in professional health and care careers with all major Universities including Wigan & Leigh College.

Other Information

We have close links with local universities providing an 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 £3219.20 3F

Exam Fee

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University Centre course fees shown are per annum. 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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