Medicine Course


Our Access to Higher Education Diploma (Medicine) is aimed at people who are planning to further their education and start a Medicine career.. It is suited for those who have an interest in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics and would like to enter employment in various fields such as hospitals, laboratories and research industries.

There are no formal entry requirements for this Access to HE Diploma (Medicine), however, most universities will require a GCSE qualification in English and Maths to study further education. If you do not have these already, you can study them with us.

This course equips you with knowledge in scientific theories and practices and gives you the opportunity to gain study and research skills. It also prepares you for university by giving you organisational confidence to progress higher education.


  • Course length: 1 Year (September – July) (If you already have GCSE Maths, English and a Science eg Biology, Chemistry & Physics Grade 4 and above). If you don’t have GCSE’s the duration will be 16 months.
  • Total Credits: 60
  • Level attained: Level 3
  • Assessments: Reports, Exams, Coursework
  • Registration: £675
  • The balance of £2,674 is paid over 10 months, £200 each month.  
  • Total Course fee: £3,349


  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy etc

Course Content

  1. Reaction Kinetics and Energetics (3 credits)
  2. Fundamentals of Chemistry (3 credits)
  3. Periodic Table, Ionisation Energies
    and Redox (3 credits)
  4. Equilibria, Acids and Buffers (3 credits)
  5. Medical Chemistry (3 credits)
  6. Separation and Analysis (3 credits)
  7. Medical Physics 1 (3 credits)
  8. Medical Physics 2 (3 credits)
  9. Disease and body defence (3 credits)
  10. Cells, Tissues and Organs for Healthcare (3 credits – Mandatory)
  11. Blood, Circulation and Gaseous Exchange
    for Healthcare (3 credits – Mandatory)
  12. Homeostasis for Healthcare (3 credits – Mandatory)
  13. Digestion and the Liver for Healthcare (3 credits Graded)
  14. Medical Biochemistry (3 credits Graded)
  15. Statistics (3 credits Graded – Mandatory)
  16. Study Skills for Medicine (6 credits ungraded – Mandatory)
  17. Use and Comprehension of Numerical
    Data for Medicine
    (3 credits ungraded – Mandatory)
  18. Professional Behaviours for Medical
    Practitioners (3 credits ungraded – Mandatory)
  19. Communication – Speaking and Listening (3 credits ungraded – Mandatory)