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Access to Higher Education Diploma: Nursing

1 Year Full-time, 32 week course, 15 hours per week

Course dates:

10 September 2019 - 12 June 2020

Duration: 1 year, full-time course
teaching falls on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 9.30am-3pm

at Ruskin College, Ruskin Hall, Dunstan Road, Oxford OX3 9BZ

Contact Us on 01865 759600 / to apply


This course has been designed for people wishing to progress into nursing.

Modules include:


Drug Calculations and Health Related Charts; Finding and Reading Information; Writing Standard English; Report Writing; Note-taking and Note-Making 

  • Subject-specific units - a selection will be made from the following units:

The Role of the Health or Social Care Professional

BIOLOGY: Cells; Genes and Inheritance; Health and Disease; Human Biology; Human Tissues and Systems; The Musculo-Skeletal System 

PSYCHOLOGY: Foundations of Psychology; Mental Health and Illness; Treatment of Abnormal Behaviour

NURSING AND HEALTHCARE STUDIES: Ethical Issues in Health Care; Reflection on Work Placement in a Health or Social Care Setting 

SOCIOLOGY: Disability and Social Inclusion

Entry Requirements & How to Apply MORE INFORMATION

English and maths at Level 2

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Cost: £3,384 (this includes the administration fee)

You may be charged course fees depending on your previous level of education but don’t worry; we will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it. For more information visit our Further Education fees and funding page.