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Social Science Access to Higher Education

Social care professionals have the strength, compassion and skills to care for hundreds of vulnerable children and adults everyday. Social workers and other care professionals come from all walks of life and there has always been a great deal of demand for them. Have you got what it takes to become a Social care professional, but just lack the necessary entry requirements to university? If so then this is the course for you. You will study sociology, psychology, social issues in health care and criminolog in addition to study techniques and academic writing. You will also have the opportunity to study Mathematics and English at GCSE level if not already achieved at grade C or higher.

Course Info

Level
Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Course Type
Access to HE
Location
Matthew Boulton Campus
Next Start Date
09/09/2019
Course Length
31 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need to be working at level 2 English and maths and demonstrate your commitment to the course. Applicants need to be 19 years old or over.

Delivery and Assessment

You will be assessed by a combination of coursework and examinations. Coursework may involve essays, presentations, reports, discussions and a portfolios of evidence.

Progression

Most students progress to degrees in Social -related professions including: Social Work, Social Policy, Sociology, Psychology and English/History as subject specific degrees leading to professions such as teaching.

Career Opportunities

  • Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Physiotherapists
  • Dieticians
  • Parent Partnerships Workers
  • Inclusion Support Workers
  • School or Nursery Managers