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Access to HE Diploma (Health Professional) Level 3 Part Time

Throughout this course you will study a range of different subject areas including Biological Science, Health Studies and psychology.

The units are designed to help you to build on your knowledge and develop your skills in preparation for progressing to university.


Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 3

  • Duration

    This course is a part-time course, with 1 day a week attendance required in college over two years. There will be a requirement for you to complete additional study outside of the classroom.

  • Awarding Body

    AIM Network

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The units you will study throughout this course are:

Biological Science:

  • Human Endocrine and Nervous System
  • Human Muscular and Skeletal System
  • Respiration and Circulation
  • Human Immunity
  • Health and Disease Prevention

Related Studies for Health

  • Foundation Physics
  • Further Physics


  • Introduction to psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Mental Health and illness

Health Studies

  • Health Promotion
  • Understanding Dementia
  • Approaches to Health
  • Roles and responsibilities of a Health Care Professional
  • Social factors in health and social care

Academic Studies

  • Progressing to university
  • Academic Writing
  • Developing Critical thinking
  • Independent Research
  • Number

Assessment Methods

At the end of each unit, you will complete an assignment to assess your knowledge of the unit.

To successfully achieve your Diploma, you will need a total of 60 credits.

GCSE Math and English Grade 4 or Equivalent

If you do not have both GCSE’s you will be able to study one these alongside this part time course.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.


Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details