Pre-Access to Higher Education

Course overview

This part-time, Pre-Access course is designed for students who want to develop their English, maths and study skills to progress to the Access to Higher Education diploma.

You will study seven different units:

  • Word processing software
  • Time management
  • Preparing for a career in the health and social care professions
  • Ethical issues in health care
  • Introduction to psychology
  • Understanding health and safety in health and social care settings
  • Introduction to human physiology for health care

You will also have the opportunity to take English and Maths GCSE as part of the course.

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

The course is taught by experienced subject specialists and you will also have access to our library.

Assessment on this programme is through a combination of exams (approximately 30%) and coursework (approximately 70%).

Assessments are a mixture of:

  • essays
  • structured questions
  • projects
  • presentations
  • examinations

There are no formal entry criteria, but all applicants will be required to complete English and maths assessments so we can place them suitably

Course Starts in 103 Days
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