Access to Higher Education Diploma - Psychosocial Studies - Level 3 - Westminster Kingsway College

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Access to Higher Education Diploma - Psychosocial Studies - Level 3

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Course Title Access to Higher Education Diploma - Psychosocial Studies - Level 3
Start Date 9th September 2019
Location Soho
Duration 36 Weeks
Attendance
Fees Fee details on enquiry. All learners are fee-assessed at enrolment
All fees will be confirmed when you enrol onto your course. All students are fee assessed at enrolment

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Short Description
About the Course

We have created this Access course in conjunction with UEL who deliver the degree programme of the same name.

Our Access to Higher Education Diploma courses are designed to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to progress to a degree or diploma course in higher education.

Learners primarily progress to Higher Education study in areas related to Humanities and Social Science. These may include some of the following areas of Degree level study: Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy, Social Anthropology and a wide range of combined and related degrees.

What you will study

This course includes a range of mandatory units including study skills and an extended project.

In addition you will study units in Sociology, Psychology, Communications and Social Policy.

Access Method

All module units are Level 3. To pass the Diploma you must achieve 60 credits. You will do a variety of coursework assignments, tests and examinations throughout the course, which are set and marked by your teachers and externally moderated by OCN London.

Progression

Once you have completed your Access to Psychosocial Studies Diploma, you can progress to a Higher Education Degree at a University or College.

All fees will be confirmed when you enrol onto your course. All students are fee assessed at enrolment

Entry Requirements

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Entry Requirement
  • This course is suitable for students aged 21 or over. Applicants aged 19 or 20 will also be considered if you have experience outside of full-time education, for example through work or travel.
  • Applicants will be assessed through application, interview and tests in English and Maths.
  • Applicants for a Degree in health sciences are expected to have some experience of voluntary or paid work in a health care setting.
  • Ideally you should also have some knowledge of a science-based subject or have a science-based GCSE or equivalent qualification.

GCSE requirements for Access applicants:

  • In order to progress to certain Higher Education courses, you may require GCSE English and/or GCSE Maths to fulfil your university entry requirements.
  • Ideally you will already have GCSE Maths and English at grade A*-C. However we understand that not all students meet this requirement and so you will be considered for an Access course if you have one GCSE at grade A*-C in Maths or English and the other at grade D.
  • A GCSE or functional skills course will be offered as an additional option for the Access course - please note that some GCSE classes may be delivered in the evening.
  • If you don't have any GCSEs or equivalent qualifications then we will be able to recommend you for another course based on the results of your initial assessment at interview.
All fees will be confirmed when you enrol onto your course. All students are fee assessed at enrolment

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All fees will be confirmed when you enrol onto your course. All students are fee assessed at enrolment
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