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Access to HE (Social Science)

Course code: H11D113
Type: Part Time
Subject area: Access to HE,Social science
Location: Hereford
No fee information available

About the course

This course is specifically designed to enable students to develop the knowledge and study skills to progress into Higher Education. It will include UCAS application and interview preparation. The Social Science pathway includes a placement unit to give students not currently working in the sector the experience they need to gain a place at university. The course is specifically designed to accommodate those with family or work commitments and includes approximately 14 hours taught and 20 self-study hours per week. There will be a variety of assessments to develop the skills needed to succeed at university.

What qualification will I gain?

Access to HE Diploma (Social Science)

Why choose us

This course will offer students an alternative pathway to university, with a blended approach and a schedule allowing them to maintain part-time employment. In addition to subject-specific tutors, there will be designated sessions with a personal tutor to support the transition to higher education

What you could do next

· BSc / BA Degree in topics such as Criminology, Psychology, Sociology, Psychology, Public Health and Community Studies, Professional Policing

Popular modules

* Crime and Deviance

* Forensic Psychology

* Situational Aspects of Crime

* Sociological Theory and Behaviourism

Key facts

Timetable – 2 days per week, plus independent study

Assessment methods

Internal-based assessment only

Entry requirements

GCSE grade C+ or Level 4+ in maths and English are preferable upon entry. If you do not currently hold these formal qualifications, please discuss this further with the course leader