Course description

The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Healthcare Professions is a Level 3 qualification which will prepare you for studying at university. This qualification will give you the relevant academic skills and subject knowledge needed for progression to higher education; You will have the opportunity to study subjects such as:

  • Human Health and Disease
  • Sociology of Health and Illness
  • Health Psychology
  • Biology: Systems Physiology
  • Biology: Comunicable Diseases
  • Ethical Issues in Social Policy

What our former students say:

“The Access to University programme is far superior to any studying I have done previously at another college; the support given is what elevates Northern College.”

“Great tutors and I loved being in such picturesque surroundings. What a beautiful place to learn.”

Our next Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health Science Professions course starts in September 2023.

What can this course lead to?

BA (Hons) Nursing (Adult)
BA (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)
BA (Hons) Nursing (Learning Disability) and Social Work
BSc (Hons) Midwifery
BA (Hons) Social Work
BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

Potential future careers include but are not limited to Adult Nursing, Adult Nursing (Mental Health), Midwifery, Therapy and Counselling, Operating Theatre Practitioner, Podiatry, Social Work, Support Worker and Paramedic.

Course session dates

This course will be delivered over 3 full days – Wednesday to Friday each week.