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Access to HE – Humanities and Social Sciences Diploma, PT

This course is QAA accredited and validated through SEG Awards. 

Throughout this course you will study a range of different subject areas including History, English, Economics, Social Science and Psychology. 

Students on this pathway are expected to progress to study university courses in discipline such as history, law, philosophy, English / creative writing, education, etc. 

This course is completed in two years. You will attend college 1 day per week (Wednesday 9am – 5pm), and you will need to do a similar amount of independent study in addition to college attendance. This is considered to be a part-time course of study.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 3

  • Delivery


  • Duration

    2 Years

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Some of the topics you will study during the course are:

  • British History
  • European History
  • Globalisation & Development
  • Stereotyping & the Media
  • Texts & Genres
  • Shakespeare
  • The Novel
  • Original Writing
  • Child Development
  • Economics

Assessment takes place at regular intervals throughout the course. Units take around 7 weeks to complete with assessment normally taking place at the end of the unit. A range of assessment methods is used including research tasks, structured questions, presentations and in-class tests.

Applicants are normally expected to have achieved GCSE English and Maths at grade C / 4 before starting on this course. However, we welcome all applications and take account of individual circumstances including work experience and other achievements when offering places.

Financial Support

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

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

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




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