Access to Higher Education Diploma in Education, Psychology and Sociology.
This is a 1 year intensive course which is equivalent to 3-A Levels. On completion you will be able to progress to a range of prestigious universities to study a wide range of social science degrees.
- Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...
GCSE grade 4/C or above, FS L2. IELTS can be sat alongside the course if learners to not have GCSE/FS English at college
- Level 2 diploma in science or health and social care
You will be assessed through a mixture of assignments, examinations and presentations. This is aligned to assessment methods at university to ensure students are prepared for the transition to higher education.
Aims of the course
Learners will be prepared for the demands of an intensive degree in psychology, sociology, education, social work, law etc. We have carefully selected units which are often taught at a higher level on undergraduate degrees designed to give students a head start when they go to university.
Successful completion of this course can lead to progression on to a degree level course in the education studies field, such as:
- BSc Psychology
- BSc Child Psychology
- BA Psychosocial Studies
- BA Education/ Education Studies
- BA Youth and Childhood Studies
- BA Sociology
- BA Anthropology
- BA Social Work
- BA Counselling
The course is delivered 2-3 days per week.
You could choose to work in roles such as:
- Social Worker
- Youth and community worker
- Legal professions/ policing