Access to Midwifery

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)
Course fee
£1248 including registration fees (No hidden extras)
Payment options
Pay in full upfront (Discount available) | Monthly Installments (from £104 per month)
UCAS Tariff Points
Maximum 144 points depending on grades
Location
Online
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 course is for learners who wish to go to university to study Midwifery to become a registered midwife. 

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). Some universities allow functional skills English and Maths instead of GCSE.

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

Social science units on this course

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

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

Health units on this course

Diagnosis and management of physiological Disorders (9 Credits)

There are a range of physiological disorders identified here in this unit. You will be made aware of

Healthcare Communication (3 Credits)

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

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

Musculoskeletal System (3 Credits)

The skeletal system is the primary focus of attention in this unit where you will be given the

Human Sex and Reproduction (3 Credits)

This unit covers the structure and function of the male and female reproductive system. There is a

Genetic Inheritance (3 Credits)

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

Nutrition and Digestion (3 Credits)

Here you will be given the opportunity to explore the components and function of a balanced diet

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

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