You will need to complete a portfolio of work to show you have achieved the required number of credits in your chosen subjects and study skills.
You will study:
- Concepts and perspectives
- Exploring the family
- Research project
- Individual differences
- Perspectives in psychology
- Psychological disorders
- Exploring social interaction
- Exploring stereotyping and the media
- Film genre
- Social policy and the British welfare state
- Victorian values
- Academic writing skills
- Presentations skills
You must be at least 19 years of age and have GCSE English Language (or Literature) and Maths at old grade C or new grade 4 or above. If you are looking to going into teaching you will need to have a science at grade C/4 as well.
Please note: Level 2 qualifications may not be accepted as an alternatives to GCSEs and it is not possible to do GCSEs alongside the Access course.
All applicants are advised to take responsibility for checking entry requirements for their chosen degree course before applying for the Access course.
You will also have an interview to assess your suitability for the course.
A combination of coursework, exams, seminars, assessed discussions, presentations.
Students who have completed the Access course have gone on to a wide range of degree courses at local and national universities including mental health nursing, social work, criminology, psychology, forensics, youth work, probation and also working within the voluntary sector, teaching in further education.
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Fees & Funding
If you are 19-23 you may be eligible to pay a reduced fee. Please ask for further information from our Student Finance team.
Students who are age 24+ or over will pay the full fee and may be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learning Loan.
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