Warrington Collegiate

Full Time Access to HE Humanities and Social Science Pathway AHSS11AL

Warrington Collegiate
In Warrington

£300
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Typology A Level
Location Warrington
Duration 34 Weeks
  • A Level
  • Warrington
  • Duration:
    34 Weeks
Description

This exciting and successful programme has been designed to prepare adults for degree or other advanced courses at colleges and universities. The programme leads to a nationally recognised Access Diploma, validated by OCN North West region. Adults who do not have the pre requisite qualifications or who have not studied for some time are welcome to apply.

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Warrington (Cheshire)
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Winwick Road, WA2 8QA

Starts

On request

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· Requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths and English, or have successfully completed a Level 2 course in a related subject graded at merit or above with key skills to Level 2. If you have neither of these, the admission tutor will use your initial assessment (which all applicants take as part of the interview process) to ascertain whether this is the right course for you.

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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

Access to HE Humanities & Social Science Pathway - AHSS11AL

Is the course for me?
This exciting and successful programme has been designed to prepare adults for degree or other advanced courses at colleges and universities. The programme leads to a nationally recognised Access Diploma, validated by OCN North West region. Adults who do not have the pre requisite qualifications or who have not studied for some time are welcome to apply.

What will I learn?
You will take core level 2 subjects designed to prepare you for degree level study. This includes English, where you will examine a variety of styles of writing, produce some written work of your own to build confidence and practice speaking and listening skills. the course also includes mathematics to prepare you for a career in the healthcare sector. There is also a basic computing course to introduce you to word processing, work on building a career portfolio and a study skills module. In addition to these core subjects at level 2, you will study several subjects at level 3. * English Level 3 units: writing for magazines, personal writing, persuasive communication, and studying a novel and a play. *Psychology: concepts of abnormality and mental health, social psychology, pro and anti-social behaviour and developmental psychology. * Research skills and oral presentation.

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed using a variety of different methods, including written assignments, written examinations, presentations and practical work . All work is internally marked allowing feedback from tutors and external verification ensures national standards are maintained.

What can I do after the course?
The course qualifies you for entry to Higher Education at any university in the country and/or prepare you for that level of study in areas such as: teaching, journalism, psychology, media, law and other humanities degrees.


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