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Access to Higher Education - Nursing and Health Pathway Level 3 at West Kent College

Course description

This pathway prepares you for university study and eventual employment in areas such as nursing, midwifery, paediatrics, paramedical science and mental health nursing.

To develop as an independent learner you will complete an independent learning module alongside your taught modules.

Study skills will prepare you for higher education with the essential skills of writing essays and making oral presentations, as well as other academic requirements such as note-taking, researching, revision and examination techniques.

IT is a compulsory module, which will develop your IT skills so that you can work effectively and confidently with Word and PowerPoint.

Entry requirements

You need to be over 19 and have a desire to study at university level. You will be invited to an interview where any entry criteria for your chosen pathway will be discussed with you on an individual basis. Good standards of English and Maths are essential and required for progression to higher education.

Future opportunities

The course prepares you for university and is recognised by all UK universities.

All students produce a portfolio of work built throughout the course and formal assessments throughout the year, which may include (dependent on subjects chosen): essays, presentations, coursework, experiment reports, and timed in-class exercises.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 01 November 2017
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    • West Kent College in Tonbridge offers you a wide choice of courses for a fantastic learning experience. Choose from A-Levels, work-related options such as beauty therapy, construction or motor vehicle, Apprenticeships giving you the chance to earn while you learn, all the way up to university-level programmes in a range of subjects.

      The College gives you the freedom to learn in your own way, in an environment that offers first-class facilities and lecturers with industry experience. We will help you find the right course and, often, when your course is completed, help you to find work in the career you are aspiring to.

      Tonbridge campus

      At the Tonbridge campus, students benefit from new buildings including a fantastic theatre seating over 300, television and radio studios, light and airy design studios, photography studios and darkrooms, music rehearsal rooms and recording studios.

      Students can enjoy the latest technology, such as leading-edge IT facilities, a Learning Resource Centre with over 20,000 resources and new science laboratories.

      There is also a range of facilities open to staff, students and the public, including hairdressing and beauty salons and a restaurant with a view over the Weald.