Pembrokeshire College

Access to Higher Education (Social Studies)

Pembrokeshire College
In Haverfordwest

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Important information

Typology A Level
Location Haverfordwest (Wales)
Duration 1 Day
  • A Level
  • Haverfordwest (Wales)
  • Duration:
    1 Day
Description

This is a new course for 2008 which has been designed for mature students who require qualification to gain entry onto a diploma or or degree level course. The student will gain a sound overview of value base, practice and sociological issues related to social work and allied professionas e.g community work and youth work.

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Location

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Haverfordwest (Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro)
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Merlins Bridge, SA61 1SZ

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On request

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Course programme

Access to Higher Education (Social Studies) Course information
This is a new course for 2008 which has been designed for mature students who require qualification to gain entry onto a diploma or or degree level course. The student will gain a sound overview of value base, practice and sociological issues related to social work and allied professionas e.g community work and youth work.

What you can do after this course?
The course could provide an entry route to University courses which provide the required qualifications for careers in social work, youth work, community work, youth justice. Other degree courses which could be accessed include e.g BA (Hons) in Social Policy. Applied Social Science, Sociology. Students could also progress to Higher Education at Pembrokeshire College e.g to the BA (Hons) Childhood Studies.
Entry requirements
  • Successful applicants will normally have substantial experience of life outside formal education, gained since completing compulsory schooling
  • Entry is subject to interview
  • The College welcomes applicants over 21 years of age, each application is considered on individual merit and formal qualifications may not be required dependant upon experience

How you will learn
This is an intense modular course requiring real commitment to learning through:
  • Lectures and assignments
  • Interactive methods and decisions
  • Group work and personal study
  • Work placement and reflective practice

Skills you will develop
Modules include:
  • Social Work and Its Value Base
  • Practice and Reflection
  • Sociology and the Family
  • Mental Health and Older People
Course Structure
This is a taught modular course with set deadlines for assessed work
How you will be assessed
All students will be assessed throughout the year via a variety of methods including:
  • Written assignments
  • Group presentations
  • Projects
  • Reflective journals
  • Placement performance

Benefits of studying at Pembrokeshire College
  • Study skills support
  • Teaching by a multi-disciplinary team
  • On site careers advice and guidance
  • Established links with local social care sector

Fees
No fees

Extras
Enhanced CRB check is a mandatory requirement for workplacement and will cost £36


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