West Herts College

Access To Higher Education

West Herts College
In Hemel Hempstead

Price on request
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Important information

Typology A Level
Location Hemel hempstead
Duration 1 Year
  • A Level
  • Hemel hempstead
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description


Suitable for: This pathway is for students who need to study in the evening and at weekends.

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Where and when
Starts Location
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Hemel Hempstead
Marlowes, HP1 1HD, Hertfordshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Hemel Hempstead
Marlowes, HP1 1HD, Hertfordshire, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Applicants must have English and Maths grade C or above at GCSE or equivalent level. We welcome learners who may not have achieved formal qualifications, however due to the fast-track nature of the programme you will be required to achieve a minimum of level 2 in literacy and numeracy skills at assessment. Assessments will be conducted at interview.

Course programme

Access To Higher Education - (Evening) How to apply

Application and Interview

Course suitability

This pathway is for students who need to study in the evening and at weekends. You will need to be able to student independently and be competent with literacy, numeracy and IT.

Entry qualifications

Applicants must have English and Maths grade C or above at GCSE or equivalent level. We welcome learners who may not have achieved formal qualifications, however due to the fast-track nature of the programme you will be required to achieve a minimum of level 2 in literacy and numeracy skills at assessment. Assessments will be conducted at interview.

Information about the course

Access courses are specially designed to help you return to the world of learning by building the skills and confidence necessary for success in Higher Education and future career progression.

Course content

You will study all the core units which includes Study Skills, HE progression, Literacy, Numeracy and a variety of subjects from the programme eg Psychology, Sociology, Enviromental Studies, Science and Computer Studies.

The course fees are subject to change

Assessment

The course is assessed partly by continuous assessment based on essay and other
assignments and partly through compulsory credits in research skill and examinations. In order to complete the course, students will need to produce a portfolio of assessed work.

A student needs to gain 60 credits with a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 plus 15 credits at Level 2 to achieve the Open College Network accredited Access Diploma, by the end of the course.

Progression

Students from this pathway will go on to BA or BSc Honours programmes, which include psychology, sociology, social policy, criminology, media studies, journalism, law, humanities and public relations.

Additional information

Payment options: UK/EU Fee : £896.00 Overseas Fee : £4,075.00 Part-time enrolments are subject to an additional annual registration fee of £10 payable once only per academic year (exemptions may apply).

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