Access To Higher Education Diploma: Medical Sciences

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care

What will you be working towards?

Code 0452/220
Qualification Type Access to Higher Education
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Part Time


Our Access courses prepare people for degree-level study in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Teacher Education, Sciences and Health Studies. Many of our students go on to the Universities of Sussex, Brighton and Chichester (where we have some guaranteed interviews and some guaranteed places) and an increasing number of our students gain places at universities throughout Britain. The Access Courses is 'QAA approved', which means that it is validated by LASER Learning Awards (formerly Open College Network). On this course you will study units in biology, psychology and research. It will prepare you for health-related degrees that have a strong science basis like physiotherapy, podiatry, dietetics and paramedic science.

How will it be delivered?

Students will be asked to submit assignments for each subject unit, and to complete course work in the core units. Assignments may take the form of essays, reports, textual analysis, seminar presentations and examinations. All students submit a research project which forms a major part of the overall assessment..

Entry requirements

You must hold GCSE English or Maths at C /4 or above and retake the other alongside the Access course if you don�t have both.

Your next steps...

This course can provide a pathway to higher education programmes.