Access to Higher Education
£3,384.00 or Free
Those who choose to enrol in this course will study modules in chemistry and biology. As they do this, they will build up a foundation of knowledge which will prepare them for the demands of a science degree at university. The pathway is perfect for those who have yet to decide their science degree specialism.
If you're a UK resident aged 19 or over then you may have pay your own fees but you can apply for the government backed Advanced Learner Loan. This will be paid back in monthly instalments but the payments only begin once you've finished the Access to HE diploma and are earning over over a certain amount - please check here for up-to-date details.
Ideally, once you've finished the Access to HE diploma you'll then go on to complete a higher education (HE) qualification, such as a degree course. The outstanding balance of your 19+ Advanced Learner Loan will then be written off.
We understand that with the time constraints of home and work life, our students don’t have to wait until September to enrol on a course and start studying. You can start your studies with us as soon as you enrol. Additionally, to save you even more time, there will be no classes to attend. Your entire qualification can be completed from the comfort of your own home, as and when you like.
At the end of your completed course, you will have a varied choice of careers or progression opportunities.
As this is a distance learning course, students will have to take full responsibility for their own study timetables. This means that you will need to develop the discipline to work independently and learn how to set realistic targets. We will also provide you with a learning plan to follow that sets out deadlines to work towards. With help from tutors and fellow students, you will not take that long to find your feet.
This programme is suitable for adult returners to learning or those with few or no traditional qualifications to help you prepare for higher education and university.
You will achieve the QAA Approved Access certificate, which is validated by AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group, is a recognised entry qualification to universities and colleges across the United Kingdom.
You are required to have a GCSE in maths and English at grade C/4 or above, or Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English.
You will study this course fully online. You will be supported by an online tutor.
The assessments for this course aim to prepare you for your next step in higher education, while providing the number of credits necessary to complete the course. Your tutor will mark your papers and provide you with essential feedback to help you prog
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