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Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health and Social Care Professions

This course is for individuals who would like to apply to University to study to become a health and social care professional.
1 year
Lee House, Manchester City Centre

Access courses offer flexible learning opportunities for people who wish to go to university and who have the ability to do so, but who left school with few, if any, of the usual qualifications for entry.

What will I achieve?
  • Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health and Social Care Professions
What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you must have a genuine interest in health and social care. 

How is the course delivered?

The course is delivered on the following days:

  • Mondays 10:00am - 2:30pm
  • Tuesdays 10:00am - 2:30pm
  • Wednesdays 10:00am - 2:30pm 
What does the course cover?
  • Psychology
  • Social issues in healthcare
  • Higher education study skills
  • Optional specialist units 
How much is the course?

If you are aged 19 – 23 without a full level 3 qualification you will be eligible for full funding through the Skills Funding Agency.

If you are aged 19-23 and already have A Levels, or other Level 3 qualifications, or if you are 24 or over, you can apply for course fees to be paid through Student Finance
England (SFE). SFE will write off the outstanding balance for your Access to HE Diploma loan once you complete your degree.


Lee House,
90 Great Bridgewater Street,
M1 5JW