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CU Coventry is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. We offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We also have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. For both students and staff alike, now is an exciting time to join CU Coventry.

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Access to HE - Health and Human Sciences

OVERVIEW

The Access to H.E. programmes are designed specifically for adults who may not have the conventional educational requirements, such as A level qualifications, but would like an opportunity to enter on to a higher education course. The aim of the course is to enable you to acquire the skills, knowledge and confidence to start a degree programme of your choice in order to help you to fulfil your chosen career potential.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

This diploma is suitable if you are considering a degree requiring a foundation in science. As well as developing essential study skills in preparation for university study, you will complete modules in anatomy and physiology, nutrition and biochemistry.

This programme is also very popular for entry into Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedic Science and other science related degrees.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Health and Disease
  • Co-ordination
  • Human Body Systems
  • Study Skills and Information Technology

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

In order to achieve the Access to Higher Education Diploma, you must achieve 60 credits at level 3.

The grades available will be Pass, Merit and Distinction on the graded units.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Learning is assessed in a variety of methods to prepare you to study at university. These may include an extended essay, timed assessments under controlled conditions or report writing.

Entry Requirements

Formal qualifications are not mandatory, instead a Numeracy and Literacy assessment will be needed. An interview will also be required so that our tutors are satisfied that you can benefit from the course and be able to cope with the future requirements of studying in higher education.

All students wishing to gain entry onto the access course should have a level 2 English equivalent certificate at the time of starting the course or should be willing to get one within the access academic year you have joined.

FEES AND FUNDING

£3,384 - If you're aged 19+ funding is available through the Advanced Learners Loan

HOW TO APPLY

You can apply for this programme by completing our online application form.

ENTRY CRITERIA

Students will be required to have a level 2 English qualification, or be willing to work towards one once accepted onto the course. Additional qualifications for this course are not mandatory. Instead prospective students are required to attend an informal 1-2-1 chat along with completing 2 short assessments. These will be in the form of a literacy and numeracy test. 

For applicants whose first language is not English, we will also require an English language competence. This can be achieved by successfully completing a Secure English Language Test (SELT) with a minimum score of 6.0.

DURATION AND DELIVERY

This course is delivered over the course of one year. The programme currently runs from September to May. Please note, applications are now closed for this cohort. Our next cohort will run from November to June. Applications are open now.

Attendance is required from Monday to Thursday from 09.30 to 14.00

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

CUC Ltd. provide High Quality level 3 Access courses only. Students are responsible for making their own arrangements regarding any level 2 Maths and English qualifications they might need for their progression after this course.

APPLY FOR THIS COURSE ORDER A PROSPECTUS
Course code:
CUCA001
Duration:
  • 1 year

Qualification:

    Course type:
    • Access courses

    Fees:
    £3384

    Contact Details:

    CU Coventry