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Access to Higher Education Diploma: Health Professionals (Distance Learning)

This online course offers an exciting opportunity to gain the qualifications that you need to progress to University in the convenience of your own home.

This is an online learning platform that includes innovative, interesting lessons and full support from a personal tutor.
We have two start dates during the year; September and another during Spring. There is also an 18 month option which is starting on 24th January 2020, this will enable you to apply to university in 2021. The course takes two academic years to complete, although you do have the option to finish earlier, if you wish.

Please note, this is a term-time only course and tutors may be unavailable during half term breaks and holidays.

The Health Studies pathway consists of three core subjects; Health Studies, Biology and Psychology. Alongside three core academic subjects, you will receive training in study skills; support in academic writing and referencing, as well as guidance with the UCAS application process.

This pathway is widely accepted on a variety of university courses including Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Paramedic Training and many more. Check the website of your chosen university for their entry requirements.

• It is desirable if you have a clear idea of the university course that you would like to apply for
• Please check your HE institute choice/s for their entry requirements.
• Both maths and English GCSE grade 4 (or equivalent) are required for all Access to HE Diplomas (exceptions will be considered if you do not need this criteria in order to progress to your selected Higher Education Institute).

You may be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to pay for your course fees, which you will not have to repay if you progress to University and complete your degree.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
AC3HST1ONL Offsite 27/01/2020 - 25/06/2021 - 20 £3444.00 FC T3 19+ Apply Now
AC3HEM1P Paignton Campus 24/01/2020 - 25/06/2021 FRI 09:30:00:0 - 16:30:00:0 20 £3504.00 FC T3 19+ Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

I chose South Devon College because I am able to study part-time and receive the support I need. The staff are very friendly and encourage you to achieve your best.Lisa Pearce

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