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What is this course about?

The Access to Higher Education course provides you with a qualification that will enable you to progress to university to study a range of vocational and academic Medical degree programmes. The Access course is an ideal way of developing the skills necessary to progress to university whilst studying subjects that are relevant to your chosen degree programme. The course covers 3 key topics of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, along with a research topic, as follows: Biology: Anatomy, Human Nutrition and the Digestive System, Control and Coordination, Human Disease and Prevention, Infection and Immunity, Respiration and Circulation. Chemistry: Functional Groups, Hydrocarbons, Physical Chemistry ? Kinetic Factors. Skeletal System and Urinary System Physics: Electromagnetic Spectrum, Medical Physics, Optics and Sound.
Start: Wed 13/09/2017
Time: 09:00-16:00

What could I do next?

Successful completion of the Access course will provide you with a nationally recognised qualification that is an alternative to the traditional qualifications required to progress to university. Typically, successful students? progress to a range of Medical related degree programmes.
Course Code


  • Wed 13/09/20174 weeks



16 - 18? Course is Free!

16 - 18? Course is Free!

Fee Code: L

These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if you meet specific criteria. Some ‘L’ code courses from Level 2 upwards may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for most learners aged 19 and over. See here for more information about the criteria for free tuition and here for Advanced Learning Loans.

* Please note that fees shown are for 1 year only. If course is longer than 1 year/38 weeks, then additional fees will apply.