Level 3, Full Time

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This course is for those students who wish to progress to Higher Education.

Course details

You will need to achieve 60 credits to gain a Level 3 Access to HE Diploma in Psychology. You will study a total of 20 units all worth 3 credits each. You can gain a Pass, Merit or Distinction for each unit. Some Higher Education courses ask for a certain number of Merits or Distinctions to gain a place on their courses.

Entry guidelines

4 GCSEs including English and Mathematics at Grade C or above (4 and above under new GCSE tariff). You will have an interview where you should demonstrate your understanding of the Higher Education programme you are interested in progressing to. You will also complete a written task to evidence a good standard of English language. If you wish to pursue a career in Social Work you will also need current and relevant experience of working/volunteering in a social care setting.

Assessment Method

You will be assessed through assignments set such as essays, academic posters, reports, research tasks, timed assessments and presentations.

Additional Information

You will be required to complete a written task and which you will bring with you to interview. Evidence must be presented of qualifications.

Where can I progress to?

Social Work Degree, Sociology, Criminology, Social Policy as well as many more degree programmes related to the subject area.

When does this course run?

  • Starts 07th Sep 2017 - Ends 29th Jun 2018 Ref Y038J001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £2900.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Thursday 09:00 — 15:30 Conway Park
    Friday 09:00 — 16:30 Conway Park
  • Starts 06th Sep 2018 - Ends 28th Jun 2019 Ref Y038K001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £2900.00

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).