Access to Higher Education - Health & Social Care - Daytime



Our Access course is designed for adults who don’t currently have the necessary academic qualifications for entry into university. The course is delivered in college by tutors face to face and is run over two days. You can study on Monday and Tuesday 9:30am - 4.00pm. There are two pathway options available:

Health & Social Care Pathway: You will study Level 3 modules in Human Physiology, Psychology & Professional Health Care Practice. This can lead to university study for a wide range of professions such as Nursing (Adult/Mental Health/Children), Midwifery, Paramedic Science & Radiography.

Social Sciences Pathway: You will study Level 3 modules in Social Issues in Health & Psychology & Professional Healthcare Practice. This pathway can lead to university study in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology & Criminology, Youth & Community Development, Welfare, Counselling & Psychology, Childhood & Youth Studies and Primary Education + entry to a wide range of university courses.

Once we receive your enquiry an application form will be emailed to you. This will be followed up by an interview with a member of the team

If you are 18 years old this course is fully funded

If you are 19-23 and studying your first Level 3 course, you may be eligible for full funding

If you are not eligible and are aged 19+, you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan by visiting

You may be able to get financial support from the Learner Support Fund for help with course materials, travel costs and childcare costs. To check eligibility, speak to the Student Services team on 01274 327281.

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