Access to HE Health & Human Sciences (Physiotherapy)

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Access to HE Health & Human Sciences (Physiotherapy): Access courses are designed to enable people aged 19+ to gain a qualification which is accepted by universities as an alternative to A Levels. Access courses are delivered over one year as opposed to the two years required for A Levels. An access course is therefore ideal for anyone who left school without formal Level 3 qualifications, or for people who wish to change career without having to do two years of A levels. You will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to progress on to Higher Education degree courses including physiotherapy, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, sports science, sports rehabilitation, podiatry, physiology and midwifery. Your course will consist of four main modules and a core module, all of which include communication skill in their content. Potential units are listed below: Human Sciences Anatomy Physiology Science Chemical Kinetics Practical Chemistry Biological Molecules and Enzymes Patterns in Chemistry Cells Core Essay Writing Finding and reading information Basic Arithmetic Skills Writing Standard English Other units Food and health Chemistry:Structure and Properties Biomechancis Sports Injuries The role of the health and Social care professional Psychology units

Additional entry requirements

In order to enrol on this course you will have to complete a successful interview. If you wish to go on to study at degree level, most universities require a GCSE English & Maths at Grade C/4 or above. Some universities also require a GCSE in Science. Please check with your preferred university, or discuss with us at interview. You should have a minimum of GCSE English Language grade C/4 and be able to read and write English fluently as the course involves written assignments. If you wish to study nursing, midwifery of physiotherapy, you should also have relevant work or voluntary experience in the health care sector. Access courses are designed for 19 plus learners. In order to enrol onto this course you need to have established skills at Level 2 Maths and GCSE English C/4 as a minimum. You will need to sit a computer based initial assessment to indicate and evidence your current level of Maths and English. If you have been asked to complete an English and/or maths screening test, it is important that you read the following information The entry requirement on the screening tests are Level 2 English and Level 1 Maths You should allow sufficient time for the screening test (up to 1 hour per test), so that you are not rushed. You should take the screening tests seriously, as the tests results will determine which course/s you can enrol on If you do not achieve the required levels on the screening tests for your chosen course, then you will not be offered a place on the course. It would be sensible to complete the screening tests on a separate day prior to the interview Please note we only allow one attempt at these screening assessments If you wish to practise for these initial assessments you can do so at

Awarding body

Open College Network London Region

Course reference: L00428192001 (use this when contacting provider)

Course info
Start Date: Mon 16th September 2019


Richmond, TW9 2RE


9:30am - 3:30pm


35 weeks


Full time


Access to Higher Education


BeginnerIntermediate Advanced

From: £3,300

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by Neville - October 2017

Started career as cartoonist Eagle Girl Robin and drawing live telling stories BBC/ITV childrens progs. before becoming music entertainment staff producer. So it was with trepidation started once more with Life classes at RACC.very rusty seeing all the faults. however tutor is marvellous very accomodating allowing freedom introducing different approaches showing various artist's style etc. and easy with everyone giving simple help and advice. Continuing and also going to try the Portraiture class. Richmond College is excellent.

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