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Access to Higher Education

Course Information

  • Course Description

    Students study for lots of reasons: to stretch their minds, prepare for Higher Education, or improve their career. Our students are all individuals and we work hard to support their unique learning needs. You will study a range of subjects, so you can broaden your mind and develop your academic skills in readiness for university. Open up your possibilities. Talk to us now, and see where Access to HE could take you.
  • Entry Requirements?

    You must have GCSE maths and English at grade C or above. In cases where a science GCSE is required by a University then the Human Physiology unit of the Access course is recognised as an equivalent and will meet the entry requirements for the university. We recommend you confirm this with your chosen University before you begin the Access course. For those who took their GCSEs in 2017 your results will be a combination of letters and numbers. For English and maths you will need a grade 4 or above. For those cases where a science GCSE is required this will be at grade C or above. For those taking their GCSEs in 2018 you will require a grade 4 or above in English and maths. For those cases where a science GCSE is required this will be at grade 4 or above All offers will be subject to successful interview.
  • Costs

    Free to all 16-18 and 19-23 year olds who do not already have a full level 3 qualification e.g. 4 or more AS Levels or 2 A Levels. Advanced Learning Loans are available for further education courses at Level 3, 4 & 5. They operate like higher education loans with deferred payments until you earn over approximately £25,000 per year. (Information available at -learning-loans/overview) You have the option of taking out a loan or setting up a payment plan with the college that best suits your needs. Actual Cost is: £3384.00. All costs are subject to slight changes.
  • What Next?

    This course is specifically designed to allow you to progress on to a range of undergraduate degrees including Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Counselling, Radiography and Psychology or Teaching. NB As long as you progress and complete a degree course then the loan is waived/cancelled

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