This specialist programme presents you with the opportunity to study across a broad spectrum of academic fields. The pathway may be constructed from a range of units in Sociology, Human Biology, Psychology, Leadership and Management, and Business.
The Access to HE Social Sciences qualification is made up of Level 3 units totalling 60 credits; 45 of these credits are mandatory and 15 can be chosen from a variety of optional units.
Mandatory units include:
- Introduction to Psychology
- Sociological Theory
- HE Study skills
- Psychological Research Methods
- Demographic Trends
Optional units include:
- Sociology of Education
- Early Social Development
- Nutrition and Lifestyle
- Criminal Psychology
- Crime and Deviance
You will study at college for three days a week, and will need to allocate additional time for study.
The special features include:
- Credit-based and graded qualification
- Progression to Higher Education
- Learn with other adults
- Excellent support from tutors
- Adult alternative to A Levels
- GCSE Maths available
- Three days per week at college
This course may be eligible for the new Advanced Learner Loans.
- Minimum GCSE English Language at level 4
- You will be required to pass a Level 2 English diagnostics test prior to entry
- GCSE Mathematics at level 4 or above is desirable but not essential
Following the successful completion of an Access course you will have the option of either moving into full-time employment or progressing on to Higher Education.
Should you choose the latter, we'll provide you with information, advice, and guidance to help you find and apply for a course that meets your needs and aspirations. The Access to HE Social Sciences qualification provides an established route into a variety of degree courses, including Psychology, Sociology, English, Education, Criminology, and many more.
Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.
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