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Health and Welfare (Yr 1 of 2) (Level 3 Queens University Access Diploma)

QUB
Adult Learning (Access to Higher Education)

Course Overview

This course is of interest to those wishing to learn about health and social care, providing adult learners with an opportunity to gain a qualification which can be used as a progression pathway to higher education. It can help you progress to professional courses such as nursing, midwifery, social work, youth/community work, occupational therapy, and other degree courses in the social science/ health studies field. Over the two years you will study the following: Health and welfare; research; study skills including ICT; human anatomy and physiology; psychology and microbiology. Students will also study NICATS Mathematics alongside the course. You will attend classes over one full day per week OR two mornings per week depending on your preferred mode of attendance. Additional time will be needed to undertake independent reading and study. Students following the part time course should refer to entrance criteria above.
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    34 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strabane
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Queens University Access Diploma in Health and Welfare (Yr 1 of 2)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 26/08/2024
    (Mon:9:00AM-6:00PM)
    Fees:
    -
  • Course: Queens University Access Diploma in Health and Welfare (Yr 1 of 2)
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 26/08/2024
    (Wed:9:00AM-6:00PM)
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strabane Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

UK Entry RequirementsFor part time study, applicants must provide evidence of basic competence in written and oral communication in English and Numeracy skills. Applicants without GCSE English Language Grade C/4 or GCSE Mathematics Grade C/4 or above, or acceptable equivalent are advised to independently study for GCSE English Language/ Essential Skills Level 2, Communication and GCSE Mathematics/Essential Skills Level 2 Application of Number or acceptable equivalent (depending on University requirements). Applicants should also check (at the beginning of the Access Diploma) with the Admissions Office/Service of the University of their choice to clarify the requirements for English and Mathematics for their chosen degree course. Applications for part time study (2 years part time) from students who have been away from full-time education for a sustained period of time (minimum two consecutive academic years) immediately prior to commencing the Access Diploma will be considered.An interview is also required.International applicants- If English is not your first language you must satisfy the College requirements for IELTS scores or acceptable equivalentEntrance Requirements (ROI)For part time study, applicants must provide evidence of basic competence in written and oral communication in English and Numeracy skills. Applicants without Irish Leaving Certificate Ordinary Level, English at Grade 04 and Mathematics at Grade 04 or above, or acceptable equivalent should study Essential Skills Level 2, Communication and Application of Number/ GCSE English Language and Mathematics independently in addition to the course (depending on University requirements). Applicants who have already achieved Essential Skills Level 2, Communication and Application of Number or equivalent should check (at the beginning of the Access Diploma) with the Admissions Office/Services of the University of their choice to ensure these qualifications fulfil the entrance requirements for their chosen Universities. Applications for part time study (2 years part time) from students who have been away from full-time education for a sustained period of time (minimum two consecutive academic years) immediately prior to commencing the Access Diploma will be considered.An interview is also required.International applicants- If English is not your first language you must satisfy the College requirements for IELTS scores or acceptable equivalent.

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Interview Required

Additional Information

Own stationery and calculator will be required. Further information on the course Try Before You Apply site - http://learn.nwrc.ac.uk/_teldemo/tbya/healthwelfare_access12/ Strand Road Course Contact: Theresa McLoone 028 7127 6364 Email: theresa.mcloone@nwrc.ac.uk Modules: Health and Welfare; Research; Study Skills/Communication Skills; Human Anatomy and Physiology; Microbiology IT; Mathematics. Study Progression: Applicants may apply to study Foundation Degree / HNC or other degree level study. It can also help you progress to professional education courses such as nursing, midwifery, social work, youth/community work, occupational therapy and other degree courses in the social science/ health studies field. Future Career Opportunities: Nursing – all branches – starting at Band 5 £25,655 – £31,534. Midwifery - starting at £25,655 depending on allocated pay band and experience. Social Work – starting at £24907 depending on allocated pay band and experience.

Enquiry

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