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Access to HE (Psychology) AIMAWARD L3 Diploma (January Start)

The aim of the Access to HE Diploma in Psychology is to develop knowledge of psychological and sociological theories and concepts in relation to child development, education, mental health, research and forensic psychology. In addition, students will develop the necessary academic skills and be supported through the UCAS process. Students completing the diploma will have the aspiration of studying on degrees relating to Psychology, Criminology, Childcare and Education in Higher Education.

This course is a part-time course, with 1 day a week attendance required in college over two years. There will be a requirement for you to complete additional study outside of the classroom.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 3

  • Delivery

    Part-Time

  • Duration

    2 Years - 1 day per week


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The units you will study throughout this course are:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Personality
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Memory Process
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychological Methods
  • The Theory of Child Development
  • The Brain and the Nervous System
  • Sociology of Education
  • Crime and Deviance
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Psychobiology of Stress
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology of the Family

Academic Modules

  • Progressing to University
  • Academic Writing
  • Developing Critical thinking
  • Speaking and Listening

Please Note units are subject to change.

At the end of each unit, you will complete an assignment to assess your knowledge of the unit. Assessments can include; Essay writing, Written Reflections, Presentations, Journal Writing and Question and Answer.

To successfully achieve your Diploma, you will need a total of 60 credits.

Progress through the Access programme is dependent on each individual’s previous qualifications and experience. Students typically complete Access to HE in 1 to 3 years depending upon starting point and other commitments. Within the Access programme, a range of Level 2 courses including GCSEs are offered as part of your study programme if required. Your individual learning path will be discussed with you at your interview.

Please apply through the ‘apply online’ tab below to secure your interview.

Students completing the diploma will have the aspiration of studying on degrees relating to Psychology, Criminology, Childcare and Education in Higher Education.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees

UK

£3,384 which is fundable via the Advanced Learner Loan.

Please Note Course Fees are subject to change.

 

Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

 

Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details