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Access to Higher Education (Humanities and Social Sciences)

Practical Vs Theory

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Course overview

 

What Does The Pro­gramme Include

You will learn through a vari­ety of meth­ods includ­ing the­o­ry and prac­tice, port­fo­lio devel­op­ment and assign­ments, indi­vid­ual pre­sen­ta­tions and group work. The course will devel­op effec­tive organ­i­sa­tion­al and time man­age­ment skills in order to com­plete the assess­ments out­side of class time to meet your deadlines.

Entry Require­ments

GCSE maths and Eng­lish at grades C/4 or above as this is a require­ment of uni­ver­si­ty study. You may be able to under­take one of these qual­i­fi­ca­tions whilst study­ing the Access to High­er Edu­ca­tion course at the dis­cre­tion of your course co-ordi­na­tor. We offer an online inter­view which will explain the Access to High­er Edu­ca­tion pro­grammes and also allow for an infor­mal chat with the tutor for each sub­ject before an offer to study with us can be made to you. The min­i­mum age require­ment to study this course is 19 or over on the 1st Sep­tem­ber 2023.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will be taught by lec­tur­ers expe­ri­enced in both their sub­ject and in teach­ing adults.

Assess­ment will be ongo­ing using a vari­ety of meth­ods includ­ing writ­ten, oral and under exam con­di­tions, in order to pre­pare you for your future uni­ver­si­ty experience.

Fees, Finance & Funding

£3,000

Poten­tial Future Career

You will be encour­aged to apply to cho­sen uni­ver­si­ties by ear­ly Jan­u­ary and upon suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of the course, par­tic­u­lar­ly at mer­it or dis­tinc­tion lev­el, you should be able to attend uni­ver­si­ty to study in your cho­sen field.

Course Con­tent

You will study units in:

Eng­lish

• Intro­duc­tion to Literature

• Appre­ci­a­tion of a Novel

• Appre­ci­a­tion of a Shake­speare Play

Psy­chol­o­gy

• Abnor­mal Psychology

• Treat­ment and Therapies

• Under­stand­ing Stress

Geog­ra­phy

• Intro­duc­tion to Ecology

• Plate Tectonics

• Rocks and the Rock Cycle

• Envi­ron­men­tal Pollution

Soci­ol­o­gy

• Soci­o­log­i­cal Theory

• Soci­ol­o­gy of the Family

• Soci­ol­o­gy of Edu­ca­tion Research Meth­ods in Sociology

Study Skills

• Career Pro­gres­sion Skills

• Research and Referencing

• Pro­duc­ing a Writ­ten Assignment

Resources

You will have access to var­i­ous study facil­i­ties includ­ing a recent­ly refur­bished Library where you’ll have access to books, jour­nals and com­put­ers. You will also have tuto­r­i­al and study sup­port through­out your course to assist you with your studies.

 

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