Access to Mental Health Nursing

Full qualification title

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health Science Professions)

Learning Aim Reference
40012876
No. of Credits
60 Credits at Level 3 (15 Ungraded & 45 Graded)
UCAS Tariff Points
Maximum 144 points depending on grades
Location
Online
Course fee
£1248 including registration fees (No hidden extras)
Payment options
Pay in full upfront (Discount available) | Monthly Installments (from £104 per month)
Duration
Flexible (typically takes 8 months, but you can work at your own pace to complete in a time that suits you)
Course start date
This course can be started at any time of the year
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This Access to Mental Health Nursing course provides you with the Level 3 units required by universities for their Mental Health Nursing degree courses. The units in this course have been carefully selected to provide an excellent foundation in Psychology and Social Science to complement the biology components.

Universities typically require you to have an Access to HE Diploma in addition to GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above (or Grade 4 or above with the new grading system).

Our online Access to Higher Education course allows you to take control of your own learning without having to attend lectures and tutorials at set times. Work through our interactive courses at your own pace and if you need help you can contact your personal tutor and they will be able to support you with a telephone or videoconference tutorial. All our tutors are all fully qualified and experienced teachers and subject specialists in the topics you will be studying.

We also provide support with UCAS applications including an academic reference.

Ungraded units on this course

Get into university with an Access to Higher Education Diploma
Researching and Understanding Opportunities in Higher Education

This gives you an opportunity to shine when you are invited for an interview at the university. You

Academic Writing Skills
Academic Writing Skills

This can be awarded against a level 3 essay. In essay preparation, you will be expected to research

Exploring Health and Disease (3 Credits)

There are many diseases and consequently many causes of diseases. Identifying the prevalence of

Research Skills Project

There are many different methods involved in research and you will be introduced to some of these

Information Literacy

Information Literacy Skills help learners to understand the range and quality of available resources

Psychology units on this course

Psychological Disorders and Therapeutic Strategies (3 Credits)

Here we discuss an area of psychological investigation that relates to ‘abnormal ‘behaviour and

Bio-Psychology: Behaviour and Drugs (3 Credits)

This covers the central nervous system, Grey and White matter. You will be considering key concepts

Bio-Psychology: Behaviour and the Brain (3 Credits)

This involves the localisation and function of the brain. The different methods of investigating the

Stress and Eating Disorders (3 Credits)

In this unit, the focus is on the negative effects of chronic (long-lasting) stress. These may be

Aggression (3 Credits)

This topic will look at a number of explanations for aggressive behaviour. These are biological

Health units on this course

Healthcare Communication (3 Credits)

This unit relates to communication between health care professionals and clients. Here you will be

Mental Health (6 Credits)

In the areas of mental ill health, names are often given to a specific category to identify a group

Biology units on this course

Human Urinary System (3 Credits)

This unit looks at homeostasis and the kidney as a homeostatic organ. You will be researching the

Body Structure and Function (6 Credits)

(cannot combine with: Cell Differentiation and Tissues; DNA and Protein Synthesis; Human circulation

Nervous System (3 Credits)

This introduces the basic structure and function of the nervous system including the peripheral

Genetic Inheritance (3 Credits)

This addresses the understanding of genetic inheritance including simple Mendelian crosses where you

Endocrine System (3 Credits)

The main theme in this unit is to develop an understanding of the hormone system and the endocrine

Non-Infectious Disease (3 Credits)

The topical area for this unit considers the nature of a range of non-infectious diseases including