Access to Higher Education

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Access to Higher Education

The industry focused Access to HE Diploma qualification prepares students to study at Degree Level. These courses are designed for adults that are planning to go to University but do not currently hold a suitable Level 3 qualification.

The Access to HE Diploma is widely recognised by UK Universities.


Please note:

  • You may need to buy a uniform
  • You may need to pay for any external trips
  • You may need to pay for additional training workshops
  • Financial help is available, please contact Client Services on 020 8651 1131 for more details

Access to Construction & Civil Engineering – Level 3

1 Year / 144 UCAS Points (Grade D45)
Entry Requirements: GCSE grade 9-4 (A*-C) in English and Maths
Assessment: Continual assessment through a range of assignments

WHY STUDY THIS COURSE?
This course is designed for adults not already in possession of suitable Level 3 qualifications. The course is based around construction technology, site management and civil engineering professions. It is an approved route to higher level qualifications, training programmes, and University degrees within Engineering and Construction.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Construction
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronics and materials
  • Maths and Science
  • Modern engineering

WHAT’S NEXT?

  • A degree in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Employment in the construction industry in roles such as Construction Management or Civil Engineering

Access to Nursing & Health Related Professions – Level 3

1 Year / 144 UCAS Points (Grade D45)
Entry Requirements: GCSE grade 9-4 (A*-C) in English and Maths
Assessment: Continual assessment through a range of assignments, exams and presentations

WHY STUDY THIS COURSE?
This course is designed for adults not already in possession of a suitable Level 3 qualification. It is an approved route to higher level qualifications, training programmes, and University degrees within Nursing and other health related professions.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • The human body
  • Neuro-psychology
  • Nutritional diseases
  • Understanding mental health
  • Final project

WHAT’S NEXT?

  • A degree in Nursing or other health professions such as Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Radiography, Paramedics, Midwifery or Podiatry
  • Employment in the health sector including hospitals, nursing homes, community care and other healthcare organisations

Access to Medical Science – Level 3

1 Year / 144 UCAS Points (Grade D45)
Entry Requirements: GCSE grade 9-4 (A*-C) in English, Maths and Science
Assessment: Continual assessment through a range of assignments, exams and presentations

WHY STUDY THIS COURSE?
This course is designed for adults not already in possession of a suitable Level 3 qualification. It is an approved route to higher level qualifications, training programmes, and University degrees within the Sciences and other related professions.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • The human body
  • Chemistry
  • Maths and Science
  • Genetics, pathogens and immunity
  • Final project

WHAT’S NEXT?

  • A degree in Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Paramedic Science, Pharmacy, Food Science and Microbiology
  • Employment in a science-based profession such as Biomedical Science, Pharmacology or Dietetics

Access to Social Work – Level 3

1 Year / 144 UCAS Points (Grade D45)
Entry Requirements: GCSE grade 9-4 (A*-C) in English and Maths
Assessment: Continual assessment through a range of assignments, exams and presentations

WHY STUDY THIS COURSE?
This course is designed for adults not already in possession of a suitable Level 3 qualification. It is an approved route to higher level qualifications, training programmes, and University degrees within Social Work and other health related professions.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Introduction to psychology
  • Criminological psychology
  • Social work skills
  • Sociology of poverty
  • Sociology of the family
  • Final project

WHAT’S NEXT?

  • A degree in Social Work
  • Employment in the social care sector

ALL COURSES CAN BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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As part of its funding agreement with the Skills Funding Agency, John Ruskin College vocational courses are part or fully funded by the European Social Fund.