Is this course right for me?
Access to HE qualifications are for learners 19 and above, the access course focuses on learners having the opportunity to reach their highest aspirations and continue to study their chosen degree at University. The Access course is designed for learners returning to education - We value our learners.
Your Tutor will be on hand to support you throughout your course to develop your skills, prepare you for your next steps and help you to achieve your goals.
The Access to HE Humanities course is a 60 credit diploma- of which 15 credits are ungraded. The qualification is completed over one academic year, starting in September and completing in June. English and Mathematics qualifications are built into the Access course, consisting of Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2. GCSE qualifications are also an option however you must meet intial assessment and entrance requirements to complete GCSE English and Maths.
The units of study are dependent on your chosen pathway, you can study- Access to Humanities, Access to Social Work, Access to Psychology and Access to Law all under Access to HE Humanities! Your chosen pathway could include a number of the below units of study;
Ethics Study Skills EAP and sources of law Aggression Historical change Memory and research Social inequality Theories and methods Attachment CJS Crime and deviance Social psychology Poetry/drama
Your Access to HE course includes valuable additions to help you succeed!
You will have a regular 1:1 appointment with highly qualified and experienced professionals- Academic supervisors who will help you to manage your workload, give you valuable feedback and ensure that you meet College expectations.
English & Maths: You may not be sure whether these subjects are relevant to you, but good English and Maths skills will be vital to any career path and were here to support you in developing yours.
Detailed Guidance and progression sessions Subject speciality Access to HE tutors. Careers Advice & Guidance is available throughout your time at CBC from our friendly, dedicated Advisors. They can provide you with a wide range of support including CV writing, UCAS applications, interview skills and much more.
What options are there after completing this course?
Upon completing your course, you have a great range of options available to help you continue your adventure.
Successful completion of an Access course means you can apply to study at Universities across the country through the UCAS scheme. Your University offer will be based on the number of Credits you achieve at Merit or Distinction. Degree subjects taken by our Access students recently include: Business; Business Management; Business Management and Spanish; Human Resource Management; Events Management; Hospitality; International Relations; Accounting.
Coming to College is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to College and potentially to a local work placement. If you are concerned about this, please click here to see what financial support is available through our Student Services team. We may request contributions are made to trips and outings.
In order to complete this course access to a computer or laptop would be beneficial. If you do not have one of these you are welcome to study in our Learning Resource Centre using CBC computers.