Access to Higher Education Diploma: Medical Sciences
Health, Public Services and Care
What will you be working towards?
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Our Medical Sciences Pathway prepares students for degree level study on a variety of health-related degrees that have a strong Science base. Previous students from this Pathway have progressed onto degree courses such as: Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Nutrition and Paramedic Practice/Science. On this Pathway, in addition to the core modules, you will be studying the following subject modules:
� Scientific Investigation Skills
� The Musculoskeletal System for Healthcare
� Disease and Body Defence
� Reproductive Biology for Healthcare
� Cardiopulmonary System
� Energy for Healthcare
� Cell Biology
� Mendelian and Applied Genetics for Healthcare
� Mammalian Control Systems
� Digestion and the Liver for Healthcare
� Psychology and Mental Health
How will it be delivered?
Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. Assignments, which take a variety of forms (such as essays, reports and presentations) are completed for each module. Students on all pathways complete a final assessment of a research project and presentation on a topic within their subject discipline.
There are no formal entry criteria for this course.