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Part Time English Literature: Access to HE Diploma

In Brighton ()

£ 774 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    A Level

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

This Access course is aimed at those who are interested in literature and language and would like to study the subject at university. It is particularly suitable for those who are considering teaching English as a special subject or for any careers open to Humanities graduates. Access to HE Diploma courses provide an alternative route to Higher Education. On the course you will study set texts.

To take into account

There are no formal entry requirements but you will need to demonstrate literacy and numeracy at an appropriate level for the course by completing an initial assessment. Students will need to show a good level of motivation, be fully committed to the course and be able to spend a minimum of 5 hours per week studying at home. If you are intending to apply for teacher training next year you will...

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Course programme


English Literature: Access to HE Diploma (Sept '09)

This course information relates to courses starting in September 2009.

Course code: B0093E

Course category: Part-time

End Qualification: Access to Higher Education certificate (Kitemarked)

Starting and ending month: September to June

Starting year: 2009

Days of the week: TBC

Course duration: 1 year

Formal assessment: Formal assessment required

Course location: Pelham Campus

Course aims:
This Access course is aimed at those who are interested in literature and language and would like to study the subject at university. It is particularly suitable for those who are considering teaching English as a special subject or for any careers open to Humanities graduates.
Access to HE Diploma courses provide an alternative route to Higher Education.
On the course you will study set texts written in English by authors such as Toni Morrison, who are not of English nationality. You will also study the use of language in poetry and drama. The course prepares you for Higher Education by increasing your self confidence in your learning ability as well as developing the necessary academic skills such as essay writing and research skills.
The Access to HE courses have been running successfully at City College since 1991 and we have an excellent record in students progressing to university or employment.

Course content:
You will study:
  • Prose and Literary Theory
  • Introduction to Poetry and Literary Language
  • Drama and Style
  • Learning Styles
  • Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Independent Research Project
  • Critical Thinking Reviewing and Planning and Statistics


Facilities for students:
Teaching will take place in our main campus where classrooms will be fully equipped with up to date technology. Students have borrowing rights at the local universities of Brighton and Sussex in addition to our own Learning Resource Centre.

Tutors:
The tutors are well qualified, experienced and enthusiastic and understand the needs of Access learners and provide appropriate support and guidance.
There is also support on applying to university from other organisations working together with City College such as Information Days at local universities.

Assessment: Assessment will be continuous throughout the course and will involve a variety of methods such as essays, presentations, projects and examinations.

Awarding Body: OCNSER

Entry Requirements:
There are no formal entry requirements but you will need to demonstrate literacy and numeracy at an appropriate level for the course by completing an initial assessment. Students will need to show a good level of motivation, be fully committed to the course and be able to spend a minimum of 5 hours per week studying at home.
If you are intending to apply for teacher training next year you will also need the GCSEs mentioned above.
Applicants must be 19+.
If English is not your first language you will need ESOL Level 2 or IELTS 5.5.

Interview for entry: Interview required

Pre-entry preparation:
There is no required set reading though you may find it useful to read about educational issues in the press and media.
It will also be useful to research courses and universities prior to starting the course to help with your university application which takes place in the first term.

Progression and links:
The qualification is an accepted entrance qualification to Higher Education to study English or Humanities degree course. If you are intending to apply for teacher training you will also need a GCSE in English, Maths and Science at grade A-C.
The course is suitable for those who are interested in a teaching career in English as a specialist subject It can also lead to many other graduate occupations available to those with a Humanities qualification.

Work experience opportunities:
There is no formal experience but there may be outside speakers and visits relevant to the programme.

Costs of your Course:
There are five parts to the cost of your course:
  • Tuition Fees
  • College registration
  • Awarding Body registration
  • Resource Fee
  • Exam / Assessment Fees
Tuition fees

How much will the Tuition Fees cost?

Below are the fees for 09/10.

Home/EU students tuition fees (per year) : 600

International tuition fees (per year) : 2,970

If you are under 19 on 31st August 2009 you do not have to pay Tuition Fees, the College Registration, Awarding Body Registration or Exam/Assessment Fees. However, you will have to pay any Resource Fees. Under 19s entering Higher Education will have to pay full costs.
Once you know your tuition fee, please look at the 'Additional Costs'. This will tell you all the extra costs you will have to pay in order to begin or complete your course.
Additional costsPayment dueTotal
Registration Fee 44
Awarding Body certification fee 100
Resource Fee 30

Total for 19 and over : 774
Total for under 19 : NA
Total for international students : 3144

Part Time English Literature: Access to HE Diploma

£ 774 + VAT