Humanities & Social Sciences Access to Higher Education Level 3 at Chelmsford College
If you wish to gain qualifications, are committed to study and have an enthusiasm for the subject, this course will enable you to progress onto Higher Education.
This course will enable learners to enter Higher Education without traditional qualifications. Your choice of pathway will largely depend on your degree and career aspirations. The Access to HE Diploma is validated by QAA through the Open College Network (OCN) Eastern Region and is a National Recognised qualification.
There are two pathways available; the Humanities and Social Science pathway includes Psychology, Sociology, History and English Literature. This course is suitable for people who want to pursue a career in Primary School Teaching.
In addition to your chosen pathway you will study the following subjects:
Academic Skills, ICT and Internet Research, Preparation for Higher Education and Mathematics.
GCSE English at grade C or above or Level 2 Literacy: completion of a Higher Education Research questionnaire and attendance at interview. You must also have the minimum entry requirements for your chosen HE pathway.
Progression to HE is highly dependent on the university's entry requirements. This research must be undertaken prior to the college admissions interview and a confirmed place on the course.
Specific Entry Requirements:
This course is best suited to the needs of adults/mature learners. You will need to have been out of full time education for a minimum of one year.
Completion of supplementary questionnaire.
You will also be required to complete and submit a Personal Statement. This statement will need to evidence your understanding of your chosen profession, your personal experience, transferable skills and your motivation.
There are various types of assessment including written assignments, essays, presentations, practical investigations and exams completed at set times throughout the year. You will also develop your study and academic skills together with IT and mathematics skills essential for life at university.
This course is primarily designed for learners to enter an extensive range of Higher Education courses, such as Teacher Training, Social Work, Law or Philosophy.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chelmsford College directly.