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Access to Higher Education Diploma

Midwifery

In order to be able to achieve the full qualification, you will need to gain 60 credits (a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2).

What can the course lead to? Successful students can progress onto degrees in midwifery or other health-related subjects. Please note, you will not be able to progress to university unless you have achieved Level 2 English and maths qualifications.

Access to Higher Education Diploma

Key Facts

Nursing

Duration: 1 year Campus: Wood Street

Who is the course for? Access to Higher Education Diploma in Midwifery is a well-established, national qualification which allows students without traditional Level 3 qualifications to apply for and enter university. This course runs over one year and is ideal for students wishing to progress to university, to study on degree courses in midwifery or other health related courses. The aim of this qualification is to develop students’ necessary knowledge and skills in order to be able to progress onto university. Therefore, in addition to entry requirements highlighted below, all successful candidates are expected to demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for midwifery or other health-related subjects.

What qualifications or experience do I need? Successful candidates will need to have a grade C (4/5) or above in GCSE English and maths. You will also have to pass a numeracy and literacy assessment which is set at GCSE (Level 2) standard. Evidence of paid or voluntary employment within the health and social care sector in an area that you wish to pursue as a career is beneficial.

What will I study? The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Midwifery is composed of the following subject areas:

Key Facts Duration: 1 year Campus: Southgate

Who is this course for? The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Nursing is a well established, national qualification which allows students without traditional Level 3 qualifications to apply for and enter university. Our highly successful Access to Nursing course runs over one year and is ideal for students wishing to progress to university, to study on degree courses in nursing, midwifery or other health related courses. The aim of this qualification is to develop students’ necessary knowledge and skills in order to be able to progress onto university. Therefore, in addition to the entry requirements highlighted below, all successful candidates are expected to demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for nursing, midwifery or other health related subjects.

n Mandatory units

What qualifications or experience do I need?

n Study skills

Successful candidates will need to have a grade C (4/5) or above in GCSE English and maths. You will also have to pass a numeracy and literacy assessment which is set at GCSE (Level 2) standard.

n Human biology n Midwifery specific units Access is an intensive study programme; you must be completely committed to hard work and you are required to maintain 100% attendance. You are expected to self-study for a minimum of 10 extra hours a week in order to manage strict work deadlines and to cope with the work load.

How will I be assessed? A wide range of assessment methods will be used to assess the knowledge and understanding. The assessment methods may include one or a combination of the following: n Essays

Evidence of paid or voluntary employment within the health and social care sector in an area that you wish to pursue as a career is beneficial.

What will I study? Access is an intensive study programme, you must be completely committed to hard work and you are required to maintain 100% attendance. You are expected to self-study for a minimum of 10 extra hours a week in order to manage strict work deadlines and to cope with the work load. The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Nursing is composed of mandatory units, study skills, human biology and nursing specific units.

n Classwork

How will I be assessed?

n Projects

A wide range of assessment methods will be used to assess your knowledge and understanding. The assessment methods may include one or a combination of essays, classwork, projects and exams.

n Exams

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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