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Access To Higher Education - Psychology/Sociology

West Herts College
Course summary
33 weeks
3,022 GBP
English
Part time
Hemel Hempstead
Next available date: 14/09/2020 - Hemel Hempstead
Open / Scheduled

Course description

Access To Higher Education - Psychology/Sociology

Our Access to HE: Sociology and Psychology course is a nationally recognised qualification, designed for people who lack the formal qualifications required for direct entry into university. By studying these subjects, you will gain a better understanding of the dynamics of emotions, relationships and behaviours, whilst developing your essay writing skills to fully prepare you for the academic rigours of studying at degree level. You will be in college three days a week. All of our Access to Higher Education courses are accredited by Gateway.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This one-year intensive course is designed for students aged 19 or over, no longer in full-time education, with GCSE grades A*-C (9-4) in English or maths, plus a range of assessments at interview. All students are assessed for their English and maths skills at interview. Some universities require a pass in GCSE Science.

Training Course Content

Within this course, students will cover a range of disciplines, these may include:

  • Law and crime
  • Poverty and inequality
  • Psychology
  • Research projects
  • Social behaviour
  • Sociology
  • Media

Continuing Studies

Following successful completion of this diploma, students will be able to progress to university to study a number of pathways, including psychology, sociology, social sciences and social studies. Make sure that you check with the university you wish to study at that they accept this course for your desired pathway.

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West Herts College

West Herts College

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Watford Campus, Hempstead Road, Watford, Herts
WD17 3EZ


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