Access to HE Diploma (Health Professions) PT

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Our part time evening Access to HE is an intensive Health Profession programme of study that offers adult learners high quality teaching in a friendly and supportive environment.

Our part time Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health Professions is designed for students who want to progress to university.  Our part time evening course is an intensive programme of study that offers adult learners high quality teaching in a friendly and supportive environment.

Past students have moved onto degrees in nursing, midwifery and other health related courses. This Access to HE course also helps to develop your employability skills.


What I'll learn

This is an intensive course which covers subject areas including health studies, psychology and human biology. There is also a toolkit/study skills module.

The course is designed for adult learners who have the relevant work experience but lack the academic qualifications to progress to university.



How I'll learn

The course is modular and is taught through a combination of lectures, group work and independent learning activities.

The course is taught by experienced subject specialists. You will have access to our learning resource centre and support with your university application. With hard work commitment and determination, you will gain an Access to Higher Education Diploma.


How I'll be assessed

Assessment on the Access to HE Health Professions programme is via a combination of exams and coursework.


Entry Requirements

Applicants must be over 19 and have been out of full-time education for a year. To apply for a place on the Access to HE course, there are no previous academic requirements. However, you will need to sit an initial maths and English assessment to determine if your level of literacy and numeracy is sufficient for a Level 3 course.

You may be advised to study maths and/ or English at GCSE before being considered for an Access to HE course or to study for these qualifications alongside your diploma. 


How to Apply

Applying for one of our programmes is easy. You can apply for a vocational programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘apply now’ on your chosen programme page. You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.