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Access to Higher Education

Course information

  • Study mode: Full Time
  • Duration: Access to Higher Education
  • Student type: Adults
  • Course code: A0074/201B

Course Description

  • Study mode: Full Time
  • Duration: Access to Higher Education
  • Student type: Adults
  • Course code: A0074/201B

The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a qualification which prepares students for study at degree level. If you’re over 19 and would like to go to university but left school without the qualifications you need, then our Access to Higher Education course could be the answerThis intensive one year course will equip you with the study skills and knowledge you need in order to progress onto university level learning. With family friendly hours, small class sizes and excellent one to one support, the Access to Higher Education Diploma is ideal for those who want to further themselves and their career. As there is no upper-age limit, this course attracts a diverse range of students who find the course challenging, intellectually stimulating and rewarding.The Access to Higher Education Diploma is widely recognised by UK universities, and many actively encourage applications from Access students. Each year, around 20,000 Access to Higher Education students apply for a degree course at a UK university. They go on to study a wide range of subjects, including health and social care, law, education, and business.Here at Lakes College, you will study a wide range of subjects related to the health and social care profession, so you can broaden your mind and develop your academic skills in readiness for university. Many of our students have gone on to study at university in subjects such as Nursing, Midwifery, Mental Health Nursing and Teaching.

Entry requirements

You must have GCSE Maths and English at grade 4/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. All offers will be subject to successful interview.

Costs

Free to all 16-18 year olds. Funding may be available for 19-23 year olds.. Advanced Learning Loans are available for further education courses at Level 3, 4 and 5. They operate like higher education loans with deferred payments until you earn over approximately £25,000 per year - information available at www.gov.uk
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 Health and Social Care related undergraduate degrees including Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Counselling, Radiography and Psychology.

Apply for this course

If you would like to apply online for this course, please click below and you’ll be taken to our application portal. If you need any guidance about your choices before applying, email admissions@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300.