Access to Higher Education - Nursing and Midwifery Pathway (58352)

What topics are covered by the course?

What you will study

You will study compulsory units in:

* Study Skills
* Introduction to Psycho-Social Methods
* Psycho-Social aspects of Health
* Core Biology
* Human Biology
* Counselling

NB Higher Education institutions will only accept applications for Nursing/Midwifery from home students or students with refugee status.


How you will learn

Study will involve presentations, practical activities, written assignments and discussions

Who should attend?

Entry Requirements

For 2014 entry you will need GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade A*-C. For 2015 entry you will need GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science at grade A*-C. Applicants must also be able to show that they have paid or voluntary experience in a caring role or healthcare setting that is relevant to their degree course preference.

You will be expected to bring maturity and good organisational skills.to the course. All applicants who meet the entry requirements will be interviewed following a written assessment.

What will I be able to do on completion?

Further study

The majority of students progress to a degree courses, including the competitively-priced Higher Education programmes offered at Wakefield College. Students have progressed to a variety of universities, including Leeds, Leeds Trinity, Huddersfield, Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam, York, Bradford, Hull and Lancaster.

Career opportunities

With further education and training, successful completion of the Access to Higher Education programme can open up routes to careers in Adult Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, and Midwifery.

How will I be assessed?

How you will be assessed

Assessment takes place through course assignments and examinations. Each six or three credit unit at Level 3 will be graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.
Introduction to Psycho-Social Methods and Study Skills are ungraded units but you must achieve a pass in these units to gain the Access to HE Diploma qualification.

Venue Wakefield City Campus
Programme Level Level 3
Full-time/Part-time Full Time,
Duration 1 year Full Time,
Start Date September
Day/Evening Day
Awarding Body CAVA






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Delivery: Classroom
Category: Nursing & Care »
Duration: 1 year Full Time
Qualification: Level 3 Access to HE

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This course is conducted at:

  • Wakefield City Campus

    Wakefield City Campus

    Wakefield City Campus
    Margaret Street
    Wakefield

    WF1 2DH