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Access to Health and Human Science

Access to Health and Human Science class

The Access to Health and Human Science course prepares you to study health related higher education courses, such as nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, sports science, nutrition, radiography, speech and language therapy, sports rehabilitation, podiatry and many others. The Access to HE Science course prepares you to study science related higher education courses, such as biology,chemistry, physics and related subjects.

Your course will consist of four main modules and a core module, all of which include communication skills in their content. Examples of these modules may include:

Psychology and Study Skills

  • Psychology of Health
  • Research project
  • Perpectives in Psychology
  • Memory

Human Sciences

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology

Science

  • Genetics and Applications
  • Energy and the environment
  • Patterns in chemistry

Core

  • Essay Writing
  • Finding and reading information
  • Basic Arithmetic Skills
  • Writing Standard English

Additional units for the generic pathway

  • Macronutrients
  • Micronutrients
  • Nutrition and health

Additional units for nursing and midwifery pathway

  • The role of the health or social care professional
  • The National Health Service
  • Health and Care professions

Additional units for physiotherapy pathway

  • Biomechanics
  • Sports Injuries

 

Access to Health and Human Sciences midwifery  Access to Health and Human Sciences physio

Access to Health and Human Sciences

 

Possible Degree RoutesPossible Career Routes
MidwiferyNurse
NutritionOccupational Therapist
NursingMidwife
Occupational TherapyNutritionist
PhysiotherapyPhysiotherapist
RadiographyRadiographer
Speech and Language TherapySports Coach
Sports Rehabilitation
Sports Science 

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