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Access to Higher Education Course Diploma in Humanities (Full-time)

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Course CodeP0245
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaAccess to Higher Education
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThis 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 OutlineYou 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 RequirementsFor 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. Teaching Training: 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.
EquipmentNo specialist equipment is required
AttendanceFull time is 3-4 days per week 9.00am - 3.30pm
AssessmentAssessment is a mix of coursework and examinations
ProgressionStudents 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.
QualificationAccess to HE Diploma (Humanities)
Awarding BodyThe Diploma is QAA recognised and is awarded by Aim Awards.
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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