Access to HE

Pre Access to Medical Health and Science Professions - Y049

12 Quays Full Time Level 2 Duration 34 weeks

Or Application Form to be returned to Student Services

This programme is for adult learners wishing to pursue a career in Medical Health and Science related professions. This course will be accepted for progression onto Access Midwifery, Nursing, Biomedical Sciences, Psychology and Mental Health, Environmental and Public Health.

Course Details

This course primarily covers Health, Biology, Human Physiology and other science related subjects. For adults, experience of working in the science or health related sectors would be advantageous. You will be taught over a day and half on campus, with some blended online learning. You will also get the opportunity to undertake field work as well as trips and visits.

Entry Guidelines

Relevant Level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above (preferably including Science, Maths and English).

Satisfactory interview and assessment.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Assessment Method

Portfolio and assignments such as reports, presentations, academic posters.

Additional Information

This is a full level 2 diploma and is accepted as an equivalency to GCSE in science or health subjects.

Where can I progress to?
  • Access to Higher Education - Biomedical Science - S152
  • Access to HE Diploma (Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences) - Y051
  • Access to Higher Education - Nursing and Allied Health Professions - J004


Apply Now

Starting 23rd November 2022 - Ending - 21st June 2023

REF Y049O001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £2225.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form


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