Access to HE Diploma (Nursing) – DISTANCE

Course code


At application, this course can be found under Adult & Part Time >> Access category 

Why study this course?

Links to employability / career pathways 

The Nursing Access to HE Diploma (Distance) course is extremely useful for those wishing to pursue a professional career in nursing and other health professions.

This is an ideal course for adults looking for a career change or progression from their current role in health into nursing.

Course content

This is an exciting course that will introduce you to health theory and practice for a range of Nursing and Health settings. You will be encouraged to think deeply and unpick your ideas of society and health.

Entry requirements

Applicants require GCSE grade C/4 in English Language or an equivalent such as L2 Functional Skills English.

It is desirable to have GCSE grade C/4 in Maths or an equivalent qualification, such as L2 Functional Skills Maths as well. If not, you can study this alongside your Access Diploma, as you will need it for your degree qualification.


You will need access to notebooks and stationery.

You must have access to a laptop or PC to access the online learning platform, produce your assignments and create PowerPoint presentations.

Day, time & duration

The day, time and duration of this distance programme is varied.

Start date

This programme has a rolling start – students can enrol at any time as this is a distance learning course.



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