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Medicine and Health Care Professions Pathway - Access to Higher Education Diploma

If you didn’t choose science-based A-levels, or didn’t take A-levels at all, you may be under the impression that a career in medicine or healthcare is simply out of the question. However, thanks to the Access to HE Diploma (Medicine and Health Care Professions), this is no longer the case.

Here at Stonebridge, the qualification we offer is available to anyone, regardless of their educational background. What’s more is that when it’s successfully completed, it is widely accepted by higher education institutions across the UK. The Access to HE Diploma has also been tailored to suit learners who have been out of education for some time. The course provides a balance between academic study and skill development, to ensure students are ready for any challenges higher education throws at them.

It is also worth noting that at Stonebridge, you don’t have to wait until September to enrol on your course. You can start studying from the moment you sign up; no matter what time of year it is. Students also needn’t worry about attending classes. With distance learning, all modules can be studied from the comfort of your own home, as and when you have time.

How does my Access to HE Diploma work?

Once you enrol on your Access to HE Diploma the rest is easy. All of our course materials are easy to understand and are available to you online 24/7. You will be able to study when and where you want and mould your studies around your lifestyle and responsibilities. What’s more is that you will have access to our expert tutors, who you can contact via our online platform, PEARL, email and phone. If you are struggling with anything, there is no doubt that your tutor will be able to help.

How long it takes you to complete your Access course really depends upon how much time you are able to dedicate to your studies. The programmes are designed to give you the flexibility to study at times that are suitable for you, and to fit your studies around your other commitments. The maximum time you have to complete your Diploma is outlined in your Individual Learning Plan (ILP). The minimum time you can complete your Access course is six months. If you do need extra support and encouragement, you can always find it by chatting with your fellow students on our unique online platform.

How will my Access to HE Diploma be assessed?

Your Access to HE Diploma will be made up of a number of units. Assessments will come at the end of the units. These assessments give our students a chance to prove to us how much they have learned. Once your first piece of work is completed, you should send it directly to a tutor. They will then mark it, attach feedback and return it to you. Once you have completed all of the units, we will be able to use your marks to award you with a number of credits. The Access to HE Diploma is a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification, regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). In order to achieve the Access to HE Diploma in medicine and healthcare professions, you must achieve 60 credits in total. 45 of the credits you need are taken from graded units. These graded units are focused on academic subject content. The remaining 15 credits are taken from ungraded units which are included to help you to advance your study capabilities.

What happens after the Access to HE Diploma?

The goal is for you to be fully prepared, so you can apply to a university and begin your journey on a medicine or healthcare related degree course. After successfully completing an undergraduate course at university, you as a graduate, can enter a wide range of careers. These could include physiotherapy, dentistry, pharmaceuticals and many more.

After completing your Access to HE Diploma (Medicine and Health Care Professions), you should be geared up and ready to tackle university level study. Those who possess this qualification will be able to apply for a whole range of healthcare related courses. We do advise, however, if there is one specific course you are interested in, then please check with your chosen institution first. If you do go on to successfully complete a university degree, you will have a number or career opportunities on your doorstep. These could include:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medicine
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Teaching
  • Research
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We’ve tried to make it easy as possible for you to register onto one of our courses. We understand that not everyone always has the cash needed, to pay for their course upfront, at the time when they want to start their course. So we offer different ways to pay to help you spread the cost over a longer period.

We also allow you to choose whether you want to study your course via the traditional paper based method or online study where you have access to all your course materials immediately. When you proceed through the checkout process you will be given the option to select your preferred method of study.

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If you opt to study via the paper based method there is an additional postage charge which will be highlighted during the checkout. (Royal Mail First Class = £10 per course or Royal Mail Second Class = £5 per course).

Is there government funding available for doing this course?

Yes, there is Government funding available for doing this course...

You can choose to fund this course privately, yourself, or you could get a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan. Stonebridge has partnered with Dimensions Training Solutions, who are accountable to the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and Ofsted, to provide this course with Government backed funding. Through Dimensions Training Solutions, you can access your 19+ Advanced Learner Loan, if you meet the criteria. The two main conditions are:

  • You need to be aged 19 or over
  • You need to be a UK citizen.

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** All Access to Higher Education Diplomas on the Stonebridge website are delivered by Dimensions Training Solutions.

Dimensions Training Solutions are rated "Good" by Ofsted

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