Throughout this course you will study a range of different subject areas including Biological Science, Health Studies and psychology.
The units are designed to help you to build on your knowledge and develop your skills in preparation for progressing to university.
This course is validated through Open College Network West Midlands.
Open College Network West Midlands
FT / PT
This course is a part-time course, with 2 evenings a week attendance required in college over two years. There will be a requirement for you to complete additional study outside of the classroom.
The units you will study throughout this course are:
- Human Endocrine and Nervous System
- Human Muscular and Skeletal System
- Respiration and Circulation
- Human Immunity
- Health and Disease Prevention
Related Studies for Health
- Foundation Physics
- Further Physics
- Introduction to psychology
- Developmental psychology
- Mental Health and illness
- Health Promotion
- Understanding Dementia
- Approaches to Health
- Roles and responsibilities of a Health Care Professional
- Social factors in health and social care
- Progressing to university
- Academic Writing
- Developing Critical thinking
- Independent Research
At the end of each unit, you will complete an assignment to assess your knowledge of the unit.
To successfully achieve your Diploma, you will need a total of 60 credits.
GCSE Math and English Grade 4 or Equivalent
If you do not have both GCSE’s you will be able to study one these alongside this part time course.