• Anatomy and physiology
• Nutrition and digestion
• Health studies
This is an intensive year of study, with no end exam, but many assignments presented throughout the year. You will study up to twenty modules, with each one formally assessed through means of a marked assignment that can be in the form of an essay, presentation, report or group discussion. This prepares you for the demands of higher education assessment methods.
This course runs one external trip a year, to Winchester University, where they hold an Access to Higher Education Taster Day where queries about fees and funding can be answered, regardless of what university you wish to go to.
What grades will I need?
Grade C/5-4 in GCSE English and Maths (or Functional Skills equivalent)
Where will it lead me?
Skills, knowledge and understanding are transferable to many different Healthcare based employments such as: Midwifery, Healthcare Assistants, Support Workers, Practitioner, Nurse, Paramedic, Counsellor, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist or Sports Science.
In order to support your application for higher education, we recommend you attain as much work experience in the field as possible. Places at universities are extremely competitive, so ensuring you give yourself the best chance at success is critical.