Access to Higher Education: Humanities and Social Science (19+) — Full-time
This course is perfect if you are aged 19+ and interested in exploring human behaviour. Whilst studying you will be exploring explanations behind mental health, offending behaviour, and assessment of social changes in relation to behaviour.
You’ll learn a broad range of skills and knowledge across the social sciences with psychology, criminology and sociology with unit including:
- Treatment and Therapies
- Forensic Psychology: Offender Profiling
- Criminology: Past and Present
- Sociology of the Family
- Sociology of Crime and Deviance
A focus of the course will be on developing your academic skills in preparation for university, improving written ability, critical thinking, researching and verbal communication.
As part of the course, you will work with your tutor who will support you with your university application and monitor your progression on the course.
How to apply for this course
Apply online to start in 2023/24.
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111 Canal Street
Start: Monday 2nd October 2023
Course code: C000503 / Q002762
CAVA Access to Higher Education Diploma: Humanities and Social Science
You must be 19 or over to apply for this course
You’ll need 5 GSCE’s at grades 9-4 (A*-C) including English. You may study GCSE Maths and this will become part of your study programme for the duration of the year.
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Learning is assessed in a variety of methods to prepare you to study at university.
Choose to follow with a degree course in sociology, psychology, communications and society, criminology or similar.
You can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of your Access to HE course. Loan eligibility does not depend on your income and there are no credit checks.
If you progress on to degree level study and complete a full degree, Student Finance England will ‘write off’ any outstanding Advanced Learner Loan balances you owe. This means you do not have to repay it.
Subject to eligibility you may be able to study this course for free, funded through the Adult Education Budget. Upon receipt of your application, we will assess your eligibility and advise you of your next steps.
Please note: Course funding information is accurate as of 22/02/2023 and is subject to change.
If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.