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:
- Exploring literature: poetry
- Dramatic text
- English language change
- From critical reading to creative writing
- Exploring stereotyping in the media
- Film genre
- 14th century English history
- Black history
- Exploring social and economic change in 19th century Britain
- Victorian values
- Concepts and perspectives
- Research project
- Academic writing skills
- Presentations skills
You will study two days at Dewsbury or two and a half days at Huddersfield.
You must be at least 19 years of age and have GCSE English Language (or Literature) and, ideally, Maths at grade C or above. If you are looking to going into teaching you will need to have a science at grade C as well.
Please note: Level 2 qualifications cannot be accepted as 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 law, teaching (primary and secondary), media, journalism, politics, history, museums and libraries, archaeology, anthropology, creative writing, marketing, events promotion.
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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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