Combined Humanities And Social Studies (Access To HE )

West Nottinghamshire College

£190
+ VAT
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  • A Level
  • Mansfield
Description

You will choose from a number of optional modules that vary according to your specific pathway. You will also undertake a number of core academic subjects that are designed to prepare you for the demands of higher level study. These are common to all Access pathways, with an emphasis on critical thinking, the techniques of written and spoken presentation, research skills, maths and IT. CORE.

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Requirements: General evidence of successful study at Level 2 Evidence of Level 2/3 competence in English Evidence of Level 2 competence in Maths Certificated grade C or above in either (but preferably both) Maths and English (or equivalent) Completion of the Initial Assessment task (at the College), followed by an interview with a course tutor (this may involve additional assessment tasks) At interview...

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Starts Location
On request
Mansfield
Derby Road, NG18 5BH, Nottinghamshire, England
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Course programme

Access To HE Combined Humanities And Social Studies

Overview
Access to HE is specifically designed for adults who have been out of formal education for some time, but want to enter university level courses.

Description
You will choose from a number of optional modules that vary according to your specific pathway. You will also undertake a number of core academic subjects that are designed to prepare you for the demands of higher level study. These are common to all Access pathways, with an emphasis on critical thinking, the techniques of written and spoken presentation, research skills, maths and IT.

CORE MODULES
- Communications
- ICT
- Individual project

OPTIONAL MODULES (Choose three of the following)
- History
- Language studies
- Law
- Maths (Level 3)
- Sociology
- Psychology
- Equal opportunities
- Literary studies
- Social policy

How long is the course?
Our Access to HE courses can be studied within one academic year - approximately 500 hours of classtime. You'll study full-time, which will require you to attend between 12-15 hours of class per week on various days.

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed on the assignments which are set regularly throughout the course. Some of these assignments will be completed under exam conditions but most will be completed in your own time.

What does the course lead to?
You could progress to a wide range of HE courses including:

- Sociology
- Social and Cultural Policy
- Psychology
- Politics
- English
- History
- Philosophy

How much does it cost?
The course costs approximately £200, which includes registration with CAVA (the awarding body). You may be eligible for remission of fees if you receive state benefits or if the Access course is your first Level 2 or 3 qualification.

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When does it start?
Day : Start : End : Start Date : Weeks : Total Fee : Dis Fee
Mon 09:30 15:00 21/09/2009 32 190.00 Free
Mon 09:30 15:00 08/02/2010 32 190.00 25.00

Entry Requirements

General evidence of successful study at Level 2
Evidence of Level 2/3 competence in English
Evidence of Level 2 competence in Maths
Certificated grade C or above in either (but preferably both) Maths and English (or equivalent)
Completion of the Initial Assessment task (at the College), followed by an interview with a course tutor (this may involve additional assessment tasks)
At interview, you may be asked to achieve more GCSEs before starting on Access, and you may be advised to follow the Level 2 Fresh Start course

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