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Access to HE - Social Sciences

OVERVIEW

Access to HE - Social Sciences sets out to offer adult returners a coherent, integrated and supported year of study in science. Learners will gain the knowledge, awareness, skills and confidence necessary for successful entry into undergraduate courses in the intended progression routes for this Diploma.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

Access programmes are designed for students who have not had the opportunity to access higher education via traditional routes. Our course will give you the opportunity to attain some of the tools you will need to complete one of our degree programmes. As well as some subject specific knowledge, we will prepare you in the fundamentals of study skills, numeracy and literacy.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • Study skills
  • Psychological Theories and Methods
  • Developmental & Social Psychology
  • Biological & Cognitive Psychology
  • Criminal Justice System & Criminal Law
  • Sociology 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Learning is assessed in a variety of methods to prepare you to study at university. These may include an extended essay, timed assessments under controlled conditions and report writing.

In order to achieve the Access to Higher Education Diploma, you must achieve 60 credits at level 3. The grades available will be Pass, Merit and Distinction.

TEACHING CONTACT HOURS

Classes will be taught Monday - Thursday.

Tutorial: 9.00 - 10.00

Lesson: 10.00 - 14.00

Entry Requirements

Formal qualifications are not mandatory, instead a Numeracy and Literacy assessment will be needed. An interview will also be required so that our tutors are satisfied that you can benefit from the course and be able to cope with the future requirements of studying in higher education.

All students wishing to gain entry onto the access course should have a level 2 English equivalent certificate at the time of starting the course or should be willing to get one within the access academic year you have joined.

FEES AND FUNDING

£3,022 - Funding is available through the Advanced Learners Loan

HOW TO APPLY

You can apply for this programme by completing our online application form.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

Successful completion of the Access to Social Sciences course at CU Coventry would guarantee a place onto any degree programme with us.

You could also progress on to a degree at other institutions, such as psychology, subject to meeting specific entry criteria.

DURATION AND DELIVERY

This course is delivered over the course of one year. The programme currently runs from September to May. Please note, applications are now closed for this cohort. Our next cohort will run from November to June. Applications are open now.


Attendance is required from Monday to Thursday from 09.30 to 14.00.

Additional Information

CUC Ltd. provide High Quality level 3 Access courses only. Students are responsible for making their own arrangements regarding any level 2 Maths and English qualifications they might need for their progression after this course.

APPLY FOR THIS COURSE ORDER A PROSPECTUS
Course code:
CUCA006
Duration:
  • 1 year part-time

Qualification:

    Course type:
    • Access courses

    Fees:
    £3022

    Contact Details:

    CU Coventry