Planit


Route to Health Professions

Edinburgh College

Venues

Milton Road Campus, Sighthill Campus

Content

If you`re looking to pursue a career in a health profession which is both challenging and rewarding then this course is for you. You may be a school leaver who as yet, does not have the required entry qualifications to go direct to University. The course is a fulltime course where you will be given the necessary education to make an application through UCAS to progress onto the first year of a Nursing degree or onto HNC Care and Administrative Practice which could lead to an Allied Health Profession related degree.

Content:
Communications 4; Literature 1; Higher Care (Human Development and Behaviour Social Influences and Values and Principles); Higher Human Biology; Numeracy; IT; Caring for People with Dementia;
Mental Health Issues

The above units may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 1 Higher and 5 subjects at National 5 including English and Biology; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

You must be at least 17 years of age.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or Nursing Degree

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Health Professions and Social Services

SCQF Level

6

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

Related courses by level

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Pharmacy

Physiotherapy

Podiatry

Radiography

Speech Therapy

Therapists