Health & Human Sciences – Pre-Access Level 2
Are you keen to return to higher education but need further preparation at Level 2 before progressing to Level 3? This Pre-Access course will enable you to return to education with ease and get used to good study habits.
Level: Level 2
Purpose: Access to Higher Education
Guided Learning Hours: 144
Duration: 20 weeks, Mon & Tues, 12.30pm – 2.30pm
Next Course: 25 January – 18 June 2021
What are the qualifications about?
You will develop the knowledge and skills required to progress to a higher level vocational qualification, specifically a Level 3 Access to HE Diploma in Health and Human Sciences or related areas. You will refresh and enhance your English and Maths skills, and learn how to study effectively in higher level courses.
Who are they for?
If your goal is to study in higher education, perhaps via a Level 3 Access to Education course, in preparation for a career in the health and human sciences sector or a related area, then this is the ideal course for you.
What do I need?
You don’t need prior qualifications for this course, although you will benefit from having English and Maths at Level 1 or above.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin is a small, friendly and inclusive college and the perfect environment for adults returning to education. Getting back into education can be daunting. Our ethos is centred around making you feel as comfortable and happy as possible to bring out the best in you.
What sorts of things do they cover?
The topics you would cover include:
- Skills for Effective Learning
- Referencing Skills
- Practical Presentation Skills
- Research Skills
- A number of further options relevant to your chosen area, including Understanding Health Promotion and Health Education, The Sociology of Health, Understanding Mental Health, Human Biology, Eating Disorders, and Equality and Diversity in the Health Sector
How will I learn and be assessed?
You will be assessed through activities.
How long do they take?
Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. The guided learning hours for this qualification are:
- Level 2: 144 hours
Usual course length
Completing the Pre-Access to Health and Human Sciences Level 2 Certificate usually takes:
- 20 weeks part time
What jobs could they lead to?
The aim of the pre-access course is to prepare you for study in higher education in preparation for a career in the health and human sciences sector or a related area. Although the qualification has not been designed to lead directly to employment, it will support you to take the first step towards a career in a range of professions in health and human science and related areas.
What would it cost me?
Cost: £724. We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it: find out if you are eligible.