Ashford College - Access to Higher Education Diploma: Humanities and Social Sciences
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Qualification: Access to Higher Education Diploma: Humanities and Social Sciences
Location: Elwick Road, Ashford College

Access to Higher Education Diploma: Humanities and Social Sciences

The Access to HE Diploma is intended to prepare people without traditional entry qualifications for degree level study at university.

It may also be used by people wishing to make a career change or who have been out of formal education for a significant time in order to gain the skills and confidence required for direct progression to employment or further study.

The Access to HE Diploma is regulated by QAA and widely recognised as a progression route by universities across the UK.

Description of teaching and assessment methods

All students produce a portfolio of work built throughout the course and formal assessments throughout the year, which may include (dependent on subjects chosen): essays, presentations, coursework, experiment reports, and timed in-class exercises.

Progression routes / leaving destinations

The progression routes could include, but are not limited to, degrees in psychology, criminology, sociology, criminal justice, history, English language and literature, social work, teaching, law, anthropology, politics, public services, business studies, international relations, social policy, film studies, media, linguistics, culture, sports psychology, journalism, philosophy, theology, creative writing, art history, counselling, etc

Modular structure

Subjects of study include modules from Humanities (e.g. Education, History, Law) and Social Sciences (E.g. Criminology, Psychology, Sociology).

Entry requirements

You need to be over 19 and have a desire to study at university level, and will be invited to an interview to discuss your suitability for this course.

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Elwick Road
Ashford
Kent
TN23 1NN

Telephone:
01233 743100