Level 3

Access to HE: Humanities & Social Sciences

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Access courses are for adult learners, aged over 19 years to enable them to gain entry into university. The course is structured to enable learners to build up their academic skills, alongside studying subject specific modules, and is assessed through course work. The courses comprise of taught sessions with online support materials available through the college online portal Canvas. For entry onto all Diplomas a minimum of GCSE grade C/4 in English, level 2 equivalencies will be considered on a case by case basis.

There are two pathways on the Access to HE Humanities and Social Science Diploma at Hull College: Social Work and History. Students on both pathways will study Sociology, Psychology and Academic Skills, alongside their chosen specialism.
The Social Work pathway is designed to support your ambitions in the social work field, but also beyond it, with students going on to study Social Work, Education, Counselling, and Psychology. Students will develop the key behaviours and skills that make a successful social worker as well as the policy landscape that surrounds the profession.
On the History pathway you will study European, British and US history, giving students a firm understanding of the skills of historical research and the key events that have shaped the world today. Students on this pathway study the full range of humanities and social science subjects at university including History, English Literature, Politics and Archaeology.
Assessment methods Students are assessed by a variety of methods, these typically include essays, reports, presentations and time controlled assignments.
Dates and Times This depends on the pathway but students can expect to be in class 12 hours a week, normally spread over 2-3 days.

Entry Requirements

Maths and English at 4(C) or above


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Course Info

Full Time Further Education

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