If you'd like to study social work, psychology, mental health nursing or teaching at university level, you've found your course!
This programme boasts a great track record of getting its students on to their preferred degree course.
As well as specific subject knowledge, this course will help you put your education into practice.
There are written assignments on this course but no exams.
It's expected that you'll have substantial work experience before joining the course. You'll also need literacy skills - either via GCSE English or Level 2 Functional Skills.
The Access programme requires the study of 19 units, over 9 month period and therefore to successfully complete this programme you'll require a lot of self-discipline and resilience. It's designed for mature learners who have substantial work, personal or academic experience and can demonstrate that they have successfully overcome challenges before.
Applicants who are not 19 at the start of the academic year (the 31st August) are expected to have maths and English at level 2 and if successful in getting a place on an Access to Higher Education Diploma Programme it is compulsory that you participate in the national study programmes for the under 19s as well.
Course tutors have extensive experience in preparing students for:
- Further and higher education programmes
- Employment in related sectors
We'll support you if you wish to find further work experience via placements during the programme.
Successfully complete this course and you can move on to university!