Access to HE courses

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Improve your career prospects and progress to university with one of our Access to HE Diplomas

Access to Computing

If you’re planning to progress into a career in IT, Computing or Business, the Access to HE Computing Diploma will give you all the relevant skills and knowledge you need to get onto a related Higher Education course. It provides a mixture of both practical experience using a variety of current technologies and techniques relevant to modern computing.

Access to Health Professionals

This popular recognised Access to HE Diploma is designed for students who are planning to continue career related studies in, Nursing, Midwifery, the Allied Health Professions or Social Work. We work in close partnership with local universities and many students use this course as a route into a full degree.

Access to Humanities

Studying the Access to Humanities course develops your specific study skills and independent research techniques, preparing you to continue your studies at degree level. You’ll cover subjects including Business, Law, Literary Studies, Psychology, Sociology and History.

Access to Media

This is a vibrant multi-disciplined Access to HE course, aimed at adult learners who can demonstrate a strong interest and/or experience in media related subjects. The course is designed to develop confidence in both practical and creative skills within your chosen areas.

Access to Music

This course will prepare you for a range of Degree Level courses in music and music-related areas.  You will develop your creative, analytical and theoretical skills and cover topics such as composition, sequencing and performance amongst others.

Access to Social Care

This is a popular nationally recognised Access to HE course designed for students who are planning to continue with their career related studies in Social Care or Social Work to degree level. We work in close partnership with local universities and many students use this Access to HE course as a route into a full degree.

Access to Science

This course offers an excellent grounding in the development of Academic preparation skills and independent research. You will study a number of subjects including Biology, Chemistry, Environmental and Earth Sciences, Physics and Psychology as well as laboratory skills.

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