Leicester College

Access To HE Diploma (Humanities and Social Science)

Leicester College
In Leicester

£510
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Important information

Typology A Level
Location Leicester
Duration 36 Days
  • A Level
  • Leicester
  • Duration:
    36 Days
Description

Access to HE courses are designed to enable mature, motivated, academically focused learners an opportunity to return to study and apply to Higher Education (HE) courses

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Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Leicester
Painter Street, LE1 3WA, Leicestershire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Leicester
Painter Street, LE1 3WA, Leicestershire, England
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· Requirements

Applicants should be mature returners to learning with literacy and numeracy skills at Level 2; GCSE English and Maths are desirable. All applicants will be tested and assessed on an individual basis.
Applicants wishing to progress on to Social or Youth Work degrees are advised to check with Universities about the number of voluntary work hours they must complete. All applicants...

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5.0 20/03/2018
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Course programme

Course Team Leader: Ball, Sue

Course Level: Level 3

Course Type: Full Time

Curriculum Area Description: Science, Maths & Humanities

How to Apply: Interview
Entry Requirements: Applicants should be mature returners to learning with literacy and numeracy skills at Level 2; GCSE English and Maths are desirable. All applicants will be tested and assessed on an individual basis.
Applicants wishing to progress on to Social or Youth Work degrees are advised to check with Universities about the number of voluntary work hours they must complete. All applicants are recommended to check with their intended University if there are other specific entry requirements needed for particular courses, for example GCSE Biology/Maths for Psychology courses, or specific grades in course units.

Study Hours: 13
Nº of Weeks:36

Additional Enrolment Info: If you intend to study Social work you need to complete voluntary work

Additional Timetabling: Students are in college for three days a week 9.30 am - 2.45 pm

Work Placement: Yes
Work Placement Attendence: Optional

Course Progression: The programme is nationally recognised by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and therefore by all UK universities as a standard entry qualification.

Careers Progression: Learners progress on to a wide range of courses at University, for example, Teaching, Education studies, English, History, Law, Social Work, Youth Work, Journalism, International Relations.

Course Description:
Access to HE courses are designed to enable mature, motivated, academically focused learners an opportunity to return to study and apply to Higher Education (HE) courses

Description Breakdown:
Access courses are very demanding but very rewarding. You will need lots of commitment and a positive attitude to learning new skills and knowledge. The course has a strong tutorial system and you will receive full guidance and support for your HE and career plans. Your personal tutor will help you manage your learning effectively and provide you with friendly, confidential support through any problems you may have during your time at college. You will study a range of topics dependent on your HE plans, taken from Sociology, Psychology, History and English. All learners will study GCSE equivalence units in English and Maths, as well as Study Skills and basic ICT.

Assessment Description: Exams and Continuous

Nº Places Available: 20

Trips Residentials: There are a number of opportunities throughout the course to attend Higher Education Regional Fairs and Open Days. Students on the Humanities pathway may be required to attend a theatre performance.

Qualification: Access to Higher Education Diploma

Tuition Fees: 500
Material Fees: 10
Exams Fees: 0
Exam Registration: 0
Residential Fees: 0
Total Fees: 510

Additional Costs: Students are expected to supply their own stationery.

Additional Costs Total: 0

Days Times: All Week - Monday to Friday

Additional information

Career opportunities: Work Placement: Yes / Work Placement Attendence: Optional

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