If you would like to study Humanities and Social Sciences subjects (African and Caribbean Studies, Anthropology, Art History, English Literature, 20c World History, Politics, Psychology and Sociology) at university but left school without the qualifications you need, then this Access to HE course could be for you.
The Humanities and Social Science Diploma is the most suitable programme to go on to study a degree in subjects such as: History, Politics, International Relations, Sociology and Psychology or a related course, at university.
You will learn study skills such as note taking, essay writing, reading and research, preparation for exams and oral presentation.
You will be supported throughout the course by a personal tutor who will also give you guidance in applying for Higher Education courses.
Students will need to study 3 of the topics listed below:
African and Caribbean Studies
20c World History
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
This course is assessed through coursework assignments, tests and examinations throughout the course, which are set and marked by your teachers and externally moderated by OCN London.
Assessment is continuous over the whole year and is based on a number of set pieces of work such as essays, projects, presentations and tests.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free, depending on your circumstances. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
Once you have completed your Access to HE course, you can progress to a Higher Education degree at a university or college.
You should check requirements for specific degree courses - different Higher Education institutions may have different entry requirements for similar courses.