Course overviewBeing a people person is a great attribute and often means that you strive to understand more about human behaviour within society. Our Access to HE course in Social Sciences is the perfect way to gain further knowledge and understanding about a range of societal issues such as poverty, discrimination, abnormal behaviour, crime and deviance to name a few. This course is designed to give you the stepping stone that you need in order to progress to university to pursue a degree in areas such as social work, probation, law, psychology, and counselling, This is a highly reputable course with an outstanding success rate and will provide you with the relevant accredited diploma which is accepted at university.
Following your application you will be invited to a two part taster session where you will begin to prepare for life as an Access student and to learn more about possible careers and Access course can lead to. Here you will meet the team, find out more about the course and begin to develop the basic skills needed to succeed as Access student.
A full induction to the programme will also be provided for two weeks commencing 12th September 2022
What else do I need to know?A student loan may be applied for in order to cover the full cost of the course. On successful completion of the Access to HE Diploma and successful completion of a degree level course at university, this initial student loan will be wiped out! Therefore you are having the course for FREE! Please note there may be additional costs for books, materials or other expenses.
What are the entry requirements?
Where applicable a further interview with the GCSE team will be arranged if a GCSE in either English or maths is required to be studied alongside the Level 3 Access Diploma.
All applicants need to be 18 from the 31st August 2022
How is it assessed?
Modules studied on Access to HE Social Science
• Psychology - Obedience and conformity, mental health, development, relationships, as well as others
• Sociology - Social welfare, crime and deviance, the changing family, as well as others
• Related Studies - Safeguarding, equal opportunities, research project, as well as others
What financial support is on offer?
If you successfully complete your Access to HE course, progress onto and complete a degree level programme, you do not have to pay back your Advanced Learning Loan.
If you are aged 19-23 and studying your first full-time Level 3 programme your course will be completely free. For full details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance.
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