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Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health Science)

Coleg y Cymoedd

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  • Qualification

    Access to Higher Education

  • Location

    Coleg y Cymoedd

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Information

This course offers a route into Higher Education to study health-based courses. The objective of the course is to provide a supportive & friendly environment to enable you to develop your potential and to prepare you for university study.

Many past students have successfully moved on to gain degrees and other higher awards such as nursing degrees, community health and well-being, occupational therapy and midwifery, operating department practice, paramedic diploma and social work.

What Will I Learn?

You will study Behaviour and Health, Psychology, Human Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Reflection, Numeracy and Communications. All subject areas and Communications are studied at Level 3; Numeracy is studied at Level 2.


You will be assessed by continual assessment, essays, portfolios, projects and oral presentations with some end-of-unit tests. You will also be expected to maintain your course files and all portfolios to the required standards.

Career Progression

After successfully completing of this course, you will be able to apply for Honours degree courses in Higher Education in a wide range of Health-related courses at a University or Higher Education Institution of your choice. You will be supported with your application to continue your journey by your group tutor.

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University information

Coleg y Cymoedd

  • Campus address

    Coleg y Cymoedd, Twyn Road, Hengoed, Ystrad Mynach, Caerphilly, CF82 7XR, Wales

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