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    Access to HE: Healthcare Pathway

    Access to HE: Healthcare Pathway | Level 3 | P11762A

    Study options

    How to study

    Full Time, Part Time - Day

    Start Dates

    Start Date

    September 2024

    Days and times

    Days & Times

    2 days per week (full time) or 1 day per week (part time)



    1 or 2 Years



    Burton Town Centre Campus

    • Course overview

      This pathway is designed for adults aged 19+ who are looking at a medical-based career following university.

      This pathway consists of classroom and laboratory/practical sessions; you will be required to take part in independent research, group activities, presentations and microteaching.

      Study skills and enrichment are integral components of this pathway.

    • Fees and Costs

      Educational entitlements or fee concessions are solely based on the individual programme and nationally set eligibility criteria. To see if you qualify for fee concessions then please visit the 'what will I pay' section of our website. You may be surprised what you are entitled to!

      • Course Fees Examination & Registrations
      • 16-18 School Leaver info FREE Course fee IncludedExam & Registration fee
      • 19-23 Educational Entitlement info FREECourse fee IncludedExam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Part Funded info £3384.00 Course fee £176.00Exam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Fully Funded info £3384.00Course fee £176.00 Exam & Registration fee
      • 24+ Fully Funded info £3384.00Course fee £176.00 Exam & Registration fee
      • Full Cost info £3384.00Course fee £176.00Exam & Registration fee

      Payment methods

      • Payment in Full (Credit Card / Debit Cards / Cash) accepted
      • Employer Sponsored accepted
      • Direct Debit Instalments accepted
      • Advanced Learning Loan accepted
      • Student Finance English Loan (HE) not accepted

      For International Learners

      Email us:

      Call us: 01283 494757 or 01283 494472

      Visit us: Chat to the Financial Support Team in the Learner Hub
      Just drop-in, Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.


      Further Education Programme Only: The College reserves the right to change or amend, at any time, any of the course details including but not limited to; content, dates, times, venues, tutor, fees payable, concessions available, terms or conditions.

    • Entry requirements

      It is desirable for Applicants to have a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 4, appropriate to the chosen pathway, including GCSE English.

      (or) A level 2 subject specific qualification including a level 2 or equivalent in English
      (or) Equivalent occupational experience including a level 2 or equivalent in English

      Entries will be validated prior to enrolment as part of 'Getting to Know You’. If you are interested in applying for Access but do not meet the entry requirements, please contact us to discuss this further.

    • What modules will I study?
      • Health Studies
      • Human Biology
      • Maths in a Health and Social Care Context
      • Psychology
      • Sociology & social policy
      • Study Skills
    • Days and times

      2 days per week (full time) or 1 day per week (part time)

    • How will I be assessed?

      Practical observations

      Time controlled assessments (open and closed book)


    • What can I do next?

      Degrees in the following:

      • Nursing/midwifery
      • Paramedic science
      • Occupational therapy/physiotherapy
      • Speech and language therapist
      • Biomedical/biological science
      • Operating department practitioner 
      • Dental hygienist

    Apply now!
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    Contact Details

    Burton and South Derbyshire College
    Tel: 01283 494400

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