Access to Higher Education Diploma : Humanities and Social Science

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
Social Sciences

What will you be working towards?

Code 0452/170
Qualification Type Access to Higher Education
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Part Time


Our Access courses prepare people for degree-level study in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Teacher Education, Sciences and Health Studies. Many of our students go on to the Universities of Sussex, Brighton and Chichester (where we have some guaranteed interviews and some guaranteed places) and an increasing number of our students gain places at universities throughout Britain. The Access Courses is 'QAA approved',which means that it is validated by LASER Learning Awards (formerly Open College Network).On this course you will study a combination of units related to Humanities and Social Science, such as Psychology, Sociology, History, English and Philosophy. Students have the opportunity to select from a range of options in order to progress onto their specialised subject at degree level

How will it be delivered?

Students will be asked to submit assignments for each subject unit, and to complete course work in the core units. Assignments may take the form of essays, reports, textual analysis, seminar presentations and examinations. All students submit a research project which forms a major part of the overall assessment.

Entry requirements

You must hold GCSE English or Maths at C /4 or above and retake the other alongside the Access course if you don�t have both.

Your next steps...

This course can provide a pathway to higher education in areas such as: Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, History, Law, Criminology etc.