Level Three Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science) Pathway

The aim of this one-year full-time course is to enable mature learners to gain entry to higher education, particularly onto humanities- related courses. The Level Three Access to Social Science Diploma programme provides an entry qualification to a range of undergraduate programmes and degrees at local and national universities. The course is fast paced and will normally be timetabled for approximately 12 hours per week, usually across 2 days for the full academic year.

This course is offered at Beverley on Tuesday 7 September, Course Code PF029/1C01 or Bridlington on Tuesday 7 September, Course Code PS017/1C01

You can enrol for this course from Wednesday 18 August.  For more information about enrolling call 0345 120 0044

 

What will I study?

How will I be assessed?

A variety of assessment methods are used, typically including assignments, presentations, essays and examinations.

How will the course be delivered?

This course will be delivered through a series of lectures, seminars, group discussions and presentations

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of 3 GCSEs A*-C/4-9 including English Language and Maths
  • GCSE Science may also be required for some career routes. 

 

  • For people whose first language is not English, you must have GCSE English at grade C or grade 5 or above or IELTS 7 (International English Language Testing System)
  • In addition a range of evidence will be considered when assessing the potential of an applicant to succeed on this course, such as life skills, previous employment, prior achievements and professional qualifications

Interviews for full time courses starting in September are postponed, but don't worry - applicants will instead be given a formal offer of a place on a suitable course. Other entry requirements still apply.

Where you meet the entry requirements for your chosen course you will be accepted.

Where you do not meet the entry requirements for your chosen course, we guarantee you a place on a suitable alternative. See How to Apply for further details.

What next?

A variety of degree  and other higher education courses, including the College’s range of HNCs, HNDs, foundation degrees, degrees and teacher training courses.

Additional information

 

This qualification is awarded by CERTA

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2021 Part-Time Autumn Course Guide