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Access to Higher Education: Healthcare Professions

Course overview

The Access to Higher Education Health Professions Diploma is designed to give you the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need to progress onto a range of degrees including nursing, midwifery and healthcare.

The course prepares people without traditional entry qualifications and those who have been out of education for a period of time for study at university.

Course information

The main subjects you will study are?Biology, Psychology and Sociology, preparing you for entry onto a degree of your choice.

Topics covered include:

  • Biology – The study of living organisms and their structure, the human body, life-cycles, adaptations and environment
  • Psychology – The science of the mind, mental processes and behaviour
  • Sociology – The study of how society functions, the formation of groups and their operation, social inequality, social policy and reform