- Course Code: RV101
- Duration: 1 academic year
- Validated by: Ascentis
- Study mode: Full Time
- This course is available to start in: January
Degrees in nursing, midwifery and other health-related disciplines are some of the most competitive, and universities are increasingly offering places only to those with the highest grade profiles.
Blackburn College offers you the chance to fully prepare for the demands of the Access to Higher Education Diploma with our Access to Higher Education Pre-Diploma.
- What will I study?
Over the twelve weeks of the Pre-Diploma, you'll study introductory units in Sociology, Psychology and Study Skills. You'll learn essential skills such as essay writing, planning, research skills and how to take and make notes.
Completing this programme has been shown to significantly improve your grade profile on the Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma.
You will study the following units:
- Level 2 Study Skills
- Level 2 Social Sciences
- Level 2 Psychology
- Entry Requirements
You need to meet the entry criteria for the Access to HE Diploma to be accepted on to this Pre-Diploma course. If you want to know more about entry criteria, or to check what you need to do if you don't currently have the qualifications needed, please call our Course Advice Team on 01254 292929.
- How will I be assessed?
You'll be assessed by coursework and examinations throughout the course.
- What can I do next?
Successful completion of the Pre-Diploma gives you GUARANTEED place on any of the following Diploma courses:
- Access to Nursing
- Access to Mental Health Nursing
- Access to Social Sciences
...or, you can progress straight on to one of our Lancaster University degrees with Foundation Entry including:
- BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology (Counselling and Health) with Foundation Entry
- BA (Hons) Social Sciences with Foundation Entry
- BA (Hons) Joint Honours with Foundation Entry