Level: 3 | Duration: 1 Year | Start Date: September
Details: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 9.30am – 4.30pm (TBC for 2023)
What is this course about?
The course is modular and designed for progression to university. It is designed for adult students ages 21+, 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 modules in study skills, academic writing and academic research to prepare you for your degree.
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 to help students succeed 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/4 or above in English Language (GCSE Maths at Grade C/4 may be required by some university courses). Please check specific entry requirements for your chosen university You will have an admissions interview and you will need to submit a personal statement outlining why you like to study your chosen course.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Course fee: 2022 – £3,022 (Fee TBC for 2023)
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.
Click here for more information about the Advanced Learner Loan
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.
You will be supported with your application to higher education and have the opportunity to visit universities.
Degree Progression and Career Opportunities include:
Social Work, Psychology, Youth Studies, Criminology, Sociology, Law and Criminal Justice, Psychotherapist, Probation officer, Legal and Government careers.
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- Duration 10 weeks
- Skill level All levels
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