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Access to Higher Education Diploma: Social Science (with Criminology) Level 3 at South & City College Birmingham

Course description

This full time course is designed for students who have substantial work experience and who want to go to university. It is the equivalent of studying three A Levels in nine months, so it is a very intensive programme. All students study core skills and social science subjects sociology and psychology.

Entry requirements

You will need GCSEs in English and maths A-C and you will need to pass an initial assessment at level 2. You should have substantial work experience (at least 3 months) in an area related to your chosen career.

Financial information

24+ LOAN FEES: £ 3,500.00
. Our course fees vary depending on your circumstances.For full fee information do not hesitateto call us on 0800 111 6311

Future opportunities

Students are advised to contact universities prior to enrolling, to check that they will be considered for their chosen degree if they pass this course. The Access to Higher Education certificate is valid for entry to some university degrees and some HND & HNC college programmes. Most universities require evidence of recent study so you should be planning to go to university soon after you have completed the diploma. Students who have completed this course have progressed to various degrees including: criminology, psychology, sociology, social work, youth studies, probation, law, anthropology, English, public health.

Further information

Please contact our admissions team on 0800 111 6311 or email You can also visit our website and apply online.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South & City College Birmingham directly.

Last updated date: 19 September 2017
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