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Access to Higher Education Diploma Level 3 at Colchester Institute

Course description

The Access to Higher Education Diploma course will offer you the ideal preparation for further study in higher education or training.

This course provides entry to a wide range of degree courses and professional training.
The Access to Higher Education Diploma course offers pathways into the following higher education courses and training;

Nursing ~ Midwifery ~ Radiography ~ Science pathways (i.e. Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences Foundation Degrees) ~ Counselling ~ Social Worker ~ Early Years ~ Primary and Secondary School Teaching ~ Computing and Information Technology ~ Business and Management Studies ~ English Literature ~ History ~ Law ~ Politics ~ Psychology ~ Sociology

Your learning will be facilitated by a range of activities ranging from, teacher input, group work, seminar presentations, research activities and personal study.

Course content

You will have the choice to study the following Access Diplomas;

  • Health Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Science
  • Social Work and related professions
  • Humanities
  • Engineering, Science and Maths
  • Media

You will also have the opportunity to study two of the following subjects alongside your core units in academic writing skills, research and presentation skills. These range from;

  • English Language / Literature
  • History
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Human Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Maths
  • Media/Film/Video Production

Entry requirements

Access courses at Colchester Institute are accredited by Open College Network (Eastern Region), an authorised validating agency which awards nationally recognised certification for Access programmes.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colchester Institute directly.

Last updated date: 01 March 2016

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