Social Studies

Access to HE - English and Sociology (optional Education or Law) - Y001

12 Quays Full Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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If you are a mature student and do not have the traditional qualifications such as 'A' Levels then this is the course for you. The Access to HE Diploma is a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification that will enable you to meet the entry requirements for University.

Course Details

The Access to HE Diploma is a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification that will enable you to meet the entry requirements for University. On this course you will study subjects relating to English, Sociology and optional modules of Education or Law

Entry Guidelines

This course is for students aged 19plus.

4 GCSE's including English and Maths (and Science if you wish to go into Primary Education) at Grade 4/C or above or Pre Access and English and Maths at Grade 4/C or above.

You will be interviewed and be able to demonstrate your understanding of the career you want to progress to.

Satisfactory interview and assessment (written/comprehension task).

If you wish to pursue a career in primary school education you will also need current and relevant experience of working/volunteering in an educational setting.

Office use only. Non Standard 44c.

Additional Information

Once you have made an application you will be invited to an interview (if you meet the entry requirement).
If you do not meet the course entry requirements then you may be offered a place on our Pre Access Humanities which provides you the opportunity to gain GCSE English, as well as relevant subject knowledge.

Where can I progress to?

You will be able to progress on to University to study a wide variety of subjects such as English, History, Primary Education, Law

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Starting 7th September 2020 - Ending - 25th June 2021REF Y001M001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £3022.00

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

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

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.

This is a full level 3 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form


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