Online Access to Higher Education Diplomas for Health Professions
A career in Health Professions
Our Access to HE Diplomas give you the opportunity to apply for a degree in a Health Profession degree, such as Podiatry, Operating Department Practitioner (ODP), Occupational Therapy (OT), Dental Science and Speech and Language Therapy.
This can lead to a career working in the NHS, private practice, the community, or research.
Not all careers need a degree, and an Access to HE Diploma in Health Professions or Science is also an excellent way to maximise your job prospects, such as:
- Clinical support staff
- Therapy-related roles
- An advocate
- Support roles for those in need
Access to Allied Health Professions or Access to Science Diplomas
These courses are studied entirely by distance learning.
You need to have a UK residential address to study this qualification.
Although there are no formal entry requirements for this Access to HE Diploma, to meet university entry requirements you may need GCSEs or further credits at Level 2. If you do not have these already, you can study them with us.
Our experience and strong relationships with universities means that our Access to HE Diplomas are well suited to meet both their entry requirements and to prepare you for undergraduate study.
Our Access to HE Diplomas are fully accredited through an Authorised Validating Agency (AVA) and regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), so are part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). More about our Access Diplomas >>>
Qualification: Access to Higher Education Diploma (Allied Health Professions) Option 1
You will study 45 graded credits in Biology and Psychology and 15 ungraded credits.
Choose this to brush up your English and Maths skills in some Level 2 ungraded units.
Qualification: Access to Higher Education Diploma (Allied Health Professions) Option 3
You will study 45 graded credits in Biology, Physics and Psychology and 15 ungraded credits.
Choose this if your university requires only Biology and Physics from the Sciences.