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Access to HE – Health Science Professions Diploma (Nursing & Midwifery Pathway) PT

This course is QAA accredited and validated through SEG Awards. 

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

Students on this pathway are expected to progress to careers in adult nursing, child nursing, neo-natal nursing, mental health nursing, SEND Nursing, midwifery, or similar professions.

This course is completed in two years. You will attend college 1 day per week (Tuesday 9am – 5pm), and you will need to do a similar amount of independent study in addition to college attendance. This is considered to be a part-time course of study.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 3

  • Delivery


  • Duration

    2 Years

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The units you will study on this course include:

  • Professional Health & Social Care Practice
  • Systems Physiology
  • Nervous System
  • Reproduction Growth & Development
  • Defence Against Disease
  • Non-Infectious Disease
  • Alternative Therapies
  • Healthcare Communication
  • Research Skills
  • Perspectives in Psychology
  • Child Development
  • Early Attachment & Development
  • Health Psychology
  • Social Interaction
  • Psych Disorders and Therapeutic Strategies

Assessment takes place at regular intervals throughout the course. Units take around 7 weeks to complete with assessment normally taking place at the end of the unit. A range of assessment methods is used including research tasks, structured questions, presentations and in-class tests

Applicants are normally expected to have achieved GCSE English and Maths at grade C / 4 before starting on this course. However, we welcome all applications and take account of individual circumstances including work experience and other achievements when offering places.

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