Adult Education inPre-Access

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Completing this specialist programme will provide you with the qualifications needed to study one of our Access to HE progammes

Course Content

The Pre-Access course is made up of a variety of qualifications which will be tailored to your individual needs and previous qualifications. You will be able to study GCSE English, GCSE or Functional Skills Maths and a Level 2 certificate in preparing to study either Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities OR Health Studies.

The Level 2 Certificate is made up of a variety of credit based modules which are specifically selected to help you to develop the skills you will need to study on our Access to HE programme and at university. The Level 2 Certificate will be assessed through coursework and some in class tests allowing you to gain feedback as you complete work and improve your skills throughout the course.

You will study modules related to the subject area you wish to study the following year as well as a variety of ICT, English, Maths and Study Skills modules which will prepare you for your Access to HE course.



  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology (Social Science, Arts and Humanities Pathway)
  • Professional Sills in Health Care (Health Studies Pathway)
  • Valuing Equality and Diversity
  • Delivering a presentation
  • Revision and Examination Skills
  • Undertaking a Research Project
  • Understanding Plagiarism
  • Personal Learning Goals
  • Plus additional optional units

Entry Requirements

There are no formal qualification requirements but entry on to the Pre-Access course is subject to an interview and the completion of diagnostic tests in both English and Maths.

Progression Opportunities

Following the successful completion of the Pre-Access course you will be guaranteed a place on an Access to HE course at Loughborough College. After which you will have the option of either moving into full-time employment or progressing on to Higher Education.


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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Key Facts



Course Duration:

1 Year

College Course Code:

  • 20/21UPG1021
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