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Location: Bridgend Campus
Length of Course: 2 years, 36 weeks per year
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Fees for part-time study: Year 1: £550
Note, Year 2 fees for the following academic year (2014 / 15) are to be confirmed
Course Description: Access courses are designed to encourage adults to return to education. As well as learning about all aspects of health, you will develop the skills needed to progress to university to commence a degree in a health related field such as Nursing or another allied health profession.
The graded course is equivalent to three A Levels, which means that you are eligible to apply for university; obviously health related courses especially midwifery are highly competitive and you will need to achieve the required grades to be eligible to study at university. This is a challenging course that is studied over two days a week for two years. The course will be four hours a day between school times. Assignments and assessments are continuous and much study time is needed.
Each unit is assessed through assignments or projects including formal presentations. There are no formal examinations; however there is time constrained tests and class based assessed activities.
Progression/Career Opportunities: Higher Education, for example a Degree in Nursing, Midwifery, Podiatry. Foundation/Degree in Health & Social Care; Occupational Therapy Speech and Language Therapy and other health related professional training.
The programme aims to: