This course is for students aged 19 when the course begins who wish to progress onto Higher Education.
International students who are applying for Access courses in order to enter the nursing profession should be aware that they are required to meet specific three-year residency criteria to be able to progress to Higher Education courses.
If you are over 19+ then please contact us for more information
Ideally, you will require a Level 2 English and a Level 2 Maths qualification to join one of our Access to Higher Education Diploma course programmes. Entry will be dependent upon a review of previous qualifications in addition to a literacy and numeracy assessment undertaken at interview.
Assessment is continuous and you will be required to submit a portfolio of coursework for each unit by the end of the course. We use a range of assessment methods, including class exercises, formal written assignments and tutor records of performance during class discussions and presentations. There will be some end of unit examinations.
Your progress is regularly monitored through 1:1 tutorials and assessment of class work and homework. You will have a Personal Tutor who will support you with your studies.
This is a Level 3 qualification and is delivered over one year.
Students will have 10.5 hours in face to face lessons and there is the expectation that 8 to 10 hours private study for the development of course work.
Our staff are subject specialists and specialists in post-16 teaching. Many also have vocational experience in relevant fields
Visits and speakers to enhance your learning
Excellent support with the UCAS university
The opportunity to learn in an adult environment and take advantage of the wide range of activities only available through the College.
There’s no upper age limit to studying Access to HE.
You can choose to study full or part-time.
If you continue to Higher Education on completion of an Access to Higher Education Diploma, your Advanced Learner Loan is written off.