Course overviewDo you want a career in teaching, social work, counselling, psychology, or criminology? Then the Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Sciences and Humanities) could be the course for you.
The Access to Social Sciences and Humanities is a level 3 qualification, which is designed to give students a direct progression route into a varied set of degree courses including, social work, education, psychology, forensic psychology, social policy, history, geography, English, law and other non-science degree.
Initially all successful applicants will be invited to a two part taster session to learn more about which careers an Access to HE course can lead to. Following this you will attend one return to learn day where you will get an introduction to the teaching staff, content of the course, be taught some introductory sessions from the modules you will study, initial assessments, along with advise on how to start to formulate your personal statements.
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?
All applicants need to be 18 from the 31st August 2022
How is it assessed?
Modules studied on Access to HE Social Science and Humanties :
• History - Development of womens rights, dictatorship in the 20th Century , British Education Post 1780 as well as others.
• Psychology - Obedience and conformity, social relationships, mental health as well as others.
• Literacy - Language , communication and communities, literature and national identity 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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