Skip to content

Access to Higher Education: Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare Professions

Outside shot of Ashford College

Course overview

Our Access to Higher Education Diploma is designed to give you the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need to progress onto a range of degrees including nursing, midwifery, and healthcare.

The course prepares people without traditional entry qualifications and those who have been out of education for a period of time for study at university.

Course information

The main subjects you will study are?Biology, Psychology and Sociology, preparing you for entry onto a degree of your choice.

Topics covered include:

  • Biology – The study of living organisms and their structure, the human body, life-cycles, adaptations and environment
  • Psychology – The science of the mind, mental processes, and behaviour
  • Sociology – The study of how society functions, the formation of groups and their operation, social inequality, social policy, and reform