An Access to HE course is an intensive study programme which you can complete in one year, to allow you to be accepted into University. If you are aiming to go to University in September 2023 but either lack the necessary qualifications or are returning to education, we have an Access course to help you achieve your goal of getting into University.
Kingsway campus, Dunstable
How will I learn?
Through practical workshops and classroom theory-based work. You'll be assessed through exams, presentations and written assignments.
How will I be assessed?
You'll be assessed through exams, presentations and written assignments.
Equipment and other costs
All equipment, books, learning materials are provided free. Stationary such as notebooks/pens etc need to be provided by the student.
What additional work outside of college will I need to do?
All learning is done within timetabled hours assessments maybe completed within timetabled hours but some may need to be completed in students own time.
Do I need to find a work placement? Do I need a DBS?
There are no work placements on the Access to HE course, however, when applying to university through UCAS degree courses like you to have some vocational experience within a health care setting.
What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed onto?
Adult Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedics and other health care related employment
What are the expected employment sectors for this course?
The Access to Nursing course leads to university to gain a degree in a health care environment. Some universities will also accept the Access to Nursing course for a non-healthcare related degree such as Social work, as it gives students the skills to study for HE level degrees.