Access to Social Science
Level: 3 | Duration: 1 Year | Start Date: September 2019
Details: 3 Days Per Week
What is this course about?
The course is modular and designed for progression to university. It is designed for adult students who may have been out of education for some time in preparation for higher education.
What will I learn on this course?
You will study two Level 3 subjects; Psychology and Criminology. The diploma also includes refresher English, Maths and Study Skills and there maybe an opportunity to study GCSE Maths and Science alongside the diploma.
You will be supported with your application to higher education and have the opportunity to visit universities.
Why choose Riverside College for this course?
Preparation for university – students are offered support and guidance on university applications. There are excellent links with local universities, who value the quality of the Access provision at Riverside College. Students receive in depth guidance from subject tutors on essay writing and research skills, together with additional support if required. A successful personal tutor programme is in place to offer support to all students and monitor progress, thereby ensuring success on the course.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed by a combination of coursework and examinations.
What are the Entry Requirements?
GCSE grade C or Grade 4 or above in English and currently working at Level 2 in maths and English.The completion of a personal statement which outlines your reasons why you want to study the course. You will also attend an admissions interview to assess that the course is right for you. Work experience relevant to the degree you wish to study and career pathway is also required.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Course fees for 2019 are to be confirmed.
If you are 19 or over and studying a level 3 qualification you may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan. These loans will cover the full course fee for the duration of your course.
This means you do not have to pay any money up front, and you will not make any repayments until you are earning over £25,000 per year.
If you are studying an Access to Higher Education course and progress directly to university, the Advance learner loan will be written off when you complete your degree.
What will this course lead on to?
This course can lead on to a variety of degrees including Social Work (experience in this sector will be required), Psychology, Criminology, Sociology, Youth Studies, Abuse Studies and other topic areas in these fields.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes