Health and Social Care Access to Higher Education Diploma - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

You will receive help and advice with the selection of university and college courses available to you, and with your UCAS application, personal statement, and interview preparation.

You will get lots of help in making decisions about your progression routes.

There are a variety of Higher Education institutions around the South West and nationally offering education or specialist subject Degrees. Alternatively you may want to consider one of the following degree programmes at University Centre Somerset:

· Health & Social Care Foundation Degree

· Health & Social Care BA(Hons)

Previous students have gone on to degree courses including: Liberal Arts, English Language and Linguistics, Mathematics, or Primary teaching with QTS

Please note: most university courses require GCSE Maths and/or English. There is opportunity to study both alongside your Access programme if you need to. You may also need to obtain relevant work experience for university entry for teaching degrees.

Assessment Methods

You will produce a portfolio of work over the year including essays, reports, presentations and a research unit. You gain credits for the assignments you do. You accumulate credits towards the diploma. There is a minimum of one compulsory exam unit.

Progression Options

You will receive help and advice with the selection of university and college courses available to you, and with your UCAS application, personal statement, and interview preparation.

You will get lots of help in making decisions about your progression routes.

There are a variety of Higher Education institutions around the South West and nationally offering relevant Degrees. Alternatively you may want to consider one of the following degree programmes at University Centre Somerset:

·         Health & Social Care Foundation Degree

·         Health & Social Care BA(Hons)

Previous students have gone on to degree courses including: Adult Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Dental Hygiene, Dietetics, Paramedic Science, and many other healthcare-related areas

Please note: most university courses require GCSE Maths and/or English. There is opportunity to study both alongside your Access programme if you need to. You may also need to obtain relevant work experience for university entry for relevant degrees.

Course Summary

Course Title Health and Social Care Access to Higher Education Diploma
Entry Requirements

This course is for students aged 19 and over. There are no formal
qualifications required for entry, but applicants will undergo an initial
assessment and interview to ensure the right skill level, and must also have the
motivation and a willingness to learn!

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I found the entire experience of studying my Level 2 course really rewarding, that I decided to further my knowledge by completing a Level 3 course. I’m continually learning new skills and it’s really helping my professional development in the workplace.

Amanda, ILM Leadership & Management Level 3

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