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Access to HE Midwifery Diploma Level 3 at The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London

Course description

This course will give you the knowledge you'll need for a career in nursing or midwifery. You will study a range of subjects including nursing studies, health sciences, psychology and sociology of health, research skills, maths and English and information technology. You will also study specific units which will develop your study skills in preparation for higher education.

The Access to HE Diploma is a credit based qualification which prepares you to study at a University of your choice in the UK. This new programme is for adults who have not succeeded in the mainstream education and yet possess a focused attitude to study and a potential for achieving in higher education.

The purpose of the Access to HE Diploma is to equip you with independent learning strategies so that you will be successful in their Higher Education studies and progress to your chosen specialist Pathway in Health Care.

Rules of Combination is an integral part of the Programme and it makes clear the required number of credits for successful completion of the course. This means that to be successful you must achieve 60 credits of which 45 are at level 3 and 15 at level 2 or 3. This is a national requirement.

Course content

The teaching and learning methods will prepare you for study in higher education, and include interactive lectures, seminars and group discussions. You may also have role-plays or simulations, experiments and guest speakers.

Entry requirements

You must be at least 19 years old with the necessary background and motivation to succeed. You will need GCSEs in maths and English at Grade C or above. You will also be required to take an English and maths assessment, and have an interview.


Assessment is through assignments, analysis of case studies and exams. You will build a portfolio of evidence, to be presented to the examination board.

Future opportunities

This course will provide HE progression opportunities for studenst to go to university to become midwives.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London directly.

Last updated date: 03 March 2016