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What will I learn?

The primary aim of the Access to HE Diploma is to provide an appropriate preparation and recognised qualification to enable students to progress to Higher Education (HE). It aims in particular to provide an opportunity for those who wish to progress to study in HE and have the ability to do so but who left school with few, or any, of the usual qualifications for entry.

The programme aims to:

  • reintroduce students to education recognising prior skills and experience and the particular needs of those returning to learn
  • offer students a responsive, supportive and user friendly return to learn experience at a level appropriate for entry to HE
  • develop the study and interpersonal skills necessary to enable students to succeed in their HE career
  • address issues of widening participation and social inclusion
  • provide appropriate support and guidance according to individual needs
  • raise student awareness of the opportunities that a return to study and lifelong learning can bring.

Additional Course Details for 18/19

If you have any questions please contact Student Services on (01424) 458475 or if available use the Enquiry button.

  • Course code 11467
    Course name Access to HE Diploma (Digital Marketing and Social Media)
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Tbc
    Times 09:30 to 14:45
    16-18 fee £0.00
    Entitlement Waiver £0.00
    Full Cost Fees £3132.00
    Start date 10/09/18
    Duration 35 week (s)

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Sometimes it can be difficult to decide the right level at which to study. The guide below will help you work which level is best for you.

Entry Level

These courses are for students who want to start progressing up the qualifications levels or have no previous qualifications.

Vocational Level 1

You must have a mixture of grades E to G at GCSE to study at this level.

Vocational Level 2

You must have two grade D's and two grade E's at GCSE or a relevant level 1 qualification to study at this level.

Vocational Level 3

These courses are equivalent to A levels, you must have at least four GCSE's at grade C or above or a relevant level 2 qualification.

A Levels

A levels are level 3 courses, you must have or expect 5 A-C grades at GCSE level including Maths and English.
Foundation Degree and Degree Our university courses typically require a relevant level 3 qualification or 120 UCAS points.