Hugh Baird College

Access to Higher Education

Hugh Baird College
In Liverpool

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Important information

Typology A Level
Location Liverpool
  • A Level
  • Liverpool
Description

Access is a course for adults wishing to return and study to gain a place in Higher Education in order to do a degree or similar. It will qualify students to study in a number of academic subject areas, or on a vocational course such as social work and also health related professions.

Facilities (1)
Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Liverpool
Balliol Road, Bootle, L20 7EW, Merseyside, England
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Starts On request
Location
Liverpool
Balliol Road, Bootle, L20 7EW, Merseyside, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

The main requirements are commitment and a willingness to work hard. We need some evidence that students can cope with a course of this nature, therefore we usually require 3 recent academic GCSE/O Levels - or equivalent - and acceptance is subject to an informal interview. Entry requirements also depend on which subjects they wish to study.

Course programme



Access to Higher Education
What will I study?
Access is a course for adults wishing to return and study to gain a place in Higher Education in order to do a degree or similar. It will qualify students to study in a number of academic subject areas, or on a vocational course such as social work and also health related professions. The course is an alternative to A levels and most mature students find it more suitable as it is entirely geared to their needs. The course is mainly based on continuous assessment and will introduce students to the skills they will need in Higher Education.

How can I progress?
What will I need to qualify for this course?
The main requirements are commitment and a willingness to work hard. We need some evidence that students can cope with a course of this nature, therefore we usually require 3 recent academic GCSE/O Levels - or equivalent - and acceptance is subject to an informal interview. Entry requirements also depend on which subjects they wish to study.

Course Structure
The course is based on progression pathways and the subjects students study will depend on their intended career. Currently we offer the following Access Diplomas on a full time basis: Diploma Progression to Subjects offered Access to Health Occupations For progression to Nursing, Midwifery and other Health professionals, general Health-related degrees or foundation degrees. Health Sciences, Psychology, Health Studies, Social Science. Access to Humanities and Social Science Progression routes into Social Work and other Social Care professionals, Law and legal occupations, general Humanities and Social Science Degrees and Teaching and other educational occupations. Psychology, Sociology, Health Studies, English Literature, History. For further advice on careers contact our Guidance Team on 0151 353 4441.

Qualification Level
Level 3


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