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Access to Higher Education

Our Access to Higher Education courses are designed to help you if you left school without formal qualifications. It’s the perfect way to prepare yourself academically, and get the right qualifications to study at degree level, either at university or at our own HE Centre at Silbury Campus.


The doorway to higher education adult learning

If you want to study a degree to improve your career aspirations but don’t have the right formal qualifications, our Access or Pre-Access to Higher Education qualification is the right qualification for you.
Designed to prepare you for Higher Education, you will develop academic/vocational skills and gain confidence and understanding of studying at a higher level – all taught by expert tutors with extensive experience of teaching adult learners.
To pass the course and apply to university, you must attain a certain number of credits. You’ll study a mix of subjects depending on your chosen pathway.


Pathways we offer include:


Pre-Access to Higher Education

This is a preparatory course for the Access to Higher Education Diploma.


Access to HE Health Sciences

Subjects include:

  • Psychology
  • Social Policy
  • Biology
  • Health Studies
 
Access to HE Social Sciences

Subjects include:

  • Psychology
  • Social Policy
  • Sociology
  • Health Studies

Access to HE Teacher Education

Subjects include:

  • Psychology
  • Social Policy
  • Biology
  • Health Studies

Access to HE Business Studies

Subjects include:

  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Psychology
  • Law

 

"I had a few teething problems surrounding my blindness but with the help of Amie Brown in student support and the encouragement of my lecturers? I was able to had the best year of my life on the Access to Higher Education course and am now going on to study History and Creative Writing at The University of Northampton."

Alan Baldry, Access to Higher Education

 

 

 

 


To find out more about an individual access course or to apply please click here, or call us on 01908 684444.