Access to Higher Education Diploma Health Science Professions Unit Guide

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

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

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

This unit begins by exploring some of the concepts, theories and definitions of health. It will go...

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

This Psychology unit includes theoretical explanations of human behaviour and includes many examples...

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

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

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

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

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

In this unit you will learn about the nature v nurture debate and how it relates to the development...

In this unit you will learn about the structure of micro-organisms as well as the functions of sub...

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

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

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

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

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

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

In this unit you will learn about the structure and properties of carbohydrates, lipids (fats)...

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

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

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

This unit looks at how chemistry has developed over time and how societies have become reliant on...

No matter which precise field of the Health Professions you intend to enter, you will need to have...

Doctors, whether in primary care or as specialists prescribe drugs and medicines every day.  Other...

This is a highly relevant topic area that outlines the benefits of radiation as both a diagnostic...

The use of radioactivity in medicine has increased dramatically thus highlighting its relevance in...