Access to Health Science Professions Access Foundation Diploma | Level 2

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This course is for you if you’re interested in health science professions. It enables learners with few or no formal qualifications to gain the knowledge and skills needed to progress to further learning in health science subjects.


Who is this course for?

Are you looking to pursue your favourite subject at university but don’t quite meet the entry requirements? Designed for adult learners, our Access to HE qualifications bridge the gap between GCSEs and higher education and are recognised by many universities in the UK. We also have a selection of Access foundation programmes that prepare you for our Access to HE courses. Didn’t get your GCSEs or need them to be higher? Our Access Foundation GCSE programme will support you with achieving passes in five GCSEs.

Units / Modules

You will study:

  • Human Life Processes (3 credits)
  • Human Health and Disease (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
  • The Sociology of Health (3 credits)
  • Plagiarism (1 credit)
  • Improving Own Learning and Performance (3 credits)
  • Resources for nursing (numeracy) (3 credits)
  • Interpersonal skills (3 credits)
  • Understanding diversity within society (3 credits)

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Course Details


1 year

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Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Health Science & Social Care
Leeds City College
Leeds City College