Teaching - Access to HE Diploma at Hertford Regional College
This daytime course is designed for adults (19+) who would like to return to learning, who may not have sufficient qualifications to apply to University to do a degree. Students will be in college approximately 2 days a week in lessons, however there is also a lot of "blended/home learning" (an average is approximately 10 hours per week). This leads to the Access Diploma which attracts 60 credits.
Core Skills Subjects:
Communications, Research and Core and Application of Number
Three Specialist Subjects:
Education Studies (including a two week placement in a school, for which a DBS Disclosure Certificate will be required - approx cost £44), English Literature, and Psychology.
Certificates or Statements of Results must be shown at the interview stage.
- GCSE at C or above
- GCSE at C or above
Science It is preference to have GCSE Science at C or above (or equivalent). If you do not have this you will need to enrol separately for GCSE Science if hoping to apply for BEd Primary (there is a separate fee for this course)
Assessment is continuous throughout the course. A variety of assessment methods is used such as essays, presentations, reports and exams.
f you are 19 or over on 31 August prior to starting the course and have been a permanent resident in the EU for the last three years you will pay approximately £1500 tuition fees per annum. If you are 24 or over on 31 August prior to starting the course you will pay approximately £3384 tuition fees per annum. (This was the fee for 2015 - 2016) Fees will be reviewed for 2016 – 2017. Learners aged 24 or over could be eligible for a 24+ loan; for more information please contact the Information Centre on 01992 411411. You can get independent financial advice from the Money Advice Service at: www.moneyadviceservice.co.uk
Progress on to a variety of degree courses such as BEd Primary, Education Studies, specialist subject relevant to secondary teaching, subject to a successful university application.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hertford Regional College directly.