Access to Higher Education Health Science Professions Courses

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Welcome to Academy Online Learning for Access to Higher Education Diploma Courses, where you can progress on to universities without the need for A Levels. If you have aspirations of studying business, becoming a nurse, a midwife, a dental hygienist (please see the full list of progression routes), you will likely need a degree to achieve your goals.


Academy Online Learning can help you progress to degree level study by offering a high standard of accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma courses tailored to university entry requirements.

Studying with us will enable you to achieve this through online studies, giving you the freedom to work as you study and tailor your learning schedule around existing commitments. There are no exams and you can complete your diploma within 12 months! Learners have a year to finish their Access to Higher Education Diploma but on average our students take around 8-10 months to complete.


Whilst most universities accept Access to HE Diplomas, we recommend that you explore what your chosen university entry requirements are. Your personal tutors are experienced subject specialists who take a hands-on approach in supporting learning in full preparation for university.


See if you will be eligible for funding when becoming an undergraduate student at university as an Allied Health Professional:

Access to funding for Allied Health Professions


Complete the enrolment form today with no commitment and find out more on how to begin your journey and give you the best chance of getting into your chosen university and studying for your degree!

50% DISCOUNT - Maths and English Functional Skills, Level 2  When enrolling on an  Access to HE Diploma
  Our Access to Higher Education diplomas offer: No need to pay for extras or upgrades - it is ALL included!
Self-paced online learning with 1:1 tutor support
Access your course materials immediately
Study anywhere - anytime
Face to face tutorials on demand, scheduled when you need them
One-to-one tutor support via state of the art video conference suite, email or by phone
Study around your work and home life commitments
Work at your own pace and complete within 8-12 months
Tailored individual learning plan to achieve success
Benefit from subject specialist tutors
Access to our online material written and developed by leading professionals in the industry
Interact with your tutor via our easy to use messaging service
Network with like-minded students via student messaging group
Access to your course 24/7
Tailor the course to fit your needs*
UCAS Application support to help with your personal statement
UCAS final check before submission


*Some university courses will want to see specific units - plan what is required and we will mix and match key units