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|Introduction||This is a QAA approved qualification at Level 3 to provide Access to Higher Education for those learners seeking a career in Teaching or Education Studies as well as progression to university in areas such as History, Politics, English Literature, English Language and Creative Writing.
The course is a one year full-time course,enabling 19+ learners to be able to study at NWHC and then progress to university to study on a degree course.
Whether you are looking to progress your career, or change direction, this course can provide you with the knowledge that you need.
Access to Higher Education courses can be funded through a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan. If you take out an Advanced Learning Loan to study an Access to Higher Education course, the loan will be written off once you complete a subsequent Higher Education course.|
|Study Outline||You will study a range of modules that have been chosen to facilitate progression to a relevant university course and include: Politics, English Literature, History and Study Skills.
You will also have a personal tutor and a weekly group tutorial meeting where you will be supported throughout your studies; in the first term a focus will be completing university applications.|
|Entry Requirements||For full-time study you are required to pass the Access initial assessment.
There may be the requirement for additional studies for those students who need to gain GCSE English or Maths qualifications at grade C or above.
Please note universities may also require a Science GCSE minimum grade C to undertake Teacher Training.
Students are advised to check the university entry requirements, including GCSE requirements for the course that they are interested in.|
|Equipment||No specialist equipment is required|
|Attendance||Full time is 3-4 days per week 9.00am - 3.30pm
|Assessment||Assessment is a mix of coursework and examinations|
|Progression||Students who achieve the Diploma in Humanities can be accepted for university degrees through NWHC or a university, in professions such as Teaching; Early Years degree programmes or subject based degrees such as English Literature, Creative Writing, Politics and History.
|Qualification||Access to HE Diploma (Humanities)
|Awarding Body||The Diploma is QAA recognised and is awarded by Aim Awards.|
|Suitable for Higher Education?||Y|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||N|