Access to Higher Education Social Care Studies

Key Facts
  • Starts September 2022
  • Course Type Part Time
  • Duration One Year
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a qualification which prepares people without traditional qualifications for study at university. If you would like to go to university but left school without the qualifications you need, then an Access to HE course could be for you. There is no upper-age limit for Access to HE courses. Courses are part-time and students can complete the course in one year.

What will I learn

The Diploma is made up of a series of level 2 and level 3 units which are individually graded. Subjects will include Level 2 English Skills for Higher Education and Maths. The graded level 3 units include subject areas such as Principles of Social Work Practice, Health Promotion, Professional Practice, Contemporary Care Practice and a Health and Care Project.

How will I learn

Class sessions which involve lectures and demonstrations as well as interactive learning using IT and Teams. Learners are supported and encouraged to develop independent learning techniques.

What's next

Successful applicants apply to Higher Education for a place on a range of related degrees or degree apprenticeships. These include nursing, social work, social care, psychology and more. You can also continue your studies with us on the Cert HE Social Care course.

Additional Information

The production of an electronic portfolio of evidence is crucial. Assessment involves the writing of essays, reports, examinations, research and giving group and individual presentations.

Study in a supportive environment with experienced tutors
Student loan for your Access to HE Diploma can be wiped out following completion of a degree
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