Access to Higher Education Diploma

Access to Higher Education Diploma

Higher Education Location: Brockenhurst College - Main Site
Type: Full Time
Awarding Body: Ascentis/Access
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Course Details

The Access to Higher Education course provides an alternative route to university for adults without the formal qualifications or traditional academic background required for entry to a degree level qualification. The student's chosen course will provide full university entrance requirements for degree level education.

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Course Structure & Teaching Methods

The diploma consists of 60 credits all at level 3;  57 credits are of academic content and 3 credits of study skills.
The academic credits are from  4 subjects within each diploma.  The teaching methods include a wide variety of lectures, practical work and research.

Brockenhurst College offers a variety of diplomas:

Allied Health Professions
Humanities with Mathematics
Nursing & Midwifery
Primary Teaching
Social Sciences


The diploma is evaluated through continuous assessment at the end of each unit.  The assessment will include some exams and some research amongst other things.

Information & Support

Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options.
Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including a lack of GCSE English or Maths or for people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.

An Advanced Learner Loan may be available for this course.                       

Progression Opportunities

To most university courses

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date: (From) Contact
6CL3131A11 Brockenhurst College - Main Site September 2018 01590 625500

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