Access to Higher Education - Health & Social Care - Evening



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 evenings. You can study on Tuesday and Wednesday 6.00pm - 9.00pm.

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. You can also progress to a wide range of science-based university courses including Physiology & Biomedical Sciences.

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.

Apply below. 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 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, equipment, travel costs and childcare costs. To check eligibility, speak to the Student Services team on 01274 327281.

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