Higher Education courses are not out of reach! If you don’t have the formal qualifications needed our Access courses are the perfect starting point. They are designed to introduce you to your chosen subject and develop the academic skills you need to take the next step.
By studying this course, you will get to explore behaviours, groups in society, poetry, historical sources all whilst improving your study skills. You will be supported throughout the course and receive assistance with your application for studying a degree.
At NWSLC, we always aim to support you by giving you a range of information, advice and guidance. If you would like to talk to anyone regarding your options, please do get in touch. You can make a enquire to our IAG advisors here: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Psychology – Units include Early Social Development and Key Studies in Psychology, focussing on social psychology; how we are influenced to behave and moral development.
- Study Skills – Units include Presentation Skills, producing a Written Assignment, Researching and Referencing. this is the unit that supports you with UCAS applications including guest speakers from University of Leicester to aid UCAS applications and choices.
- Sociology- Units include an introductory theoretical unit, The Family, Welfare & Poverty and Crime & Deviance.
- English Literature – this is an introductory unit, Appreciation of Literature, Poetry and a Play with authors like Alan Bennett, Katherine Mansfield, Carol Ann Duffy and Oscar Wilde.
- History – Units include an introduction to Historical Sources, Chartism, Women’s Suffrage and Black Civil Rights. Assessment methods include essay, magazine article, webpage, Q&A and group presentation.
Access to HE courses are open to anyone aged 19+. You will need GCSEs in English and maths at grade C/4 or above to join the Access to Higher Education programme. No previous experience is required. If you don’t have qualifications in English and maths, we recommend that you apply to study the Level 2 Pre-Access course alongside studying English and maths with us.
Progression on to a Higher Level programme such as HNC, HND, Degree or Higher Apprenticeship.
Mode of Study
This is taught Full-Time, with 18 hours of classroom learning and 8 hours approx. self-study time.
Monday to Thursday