Access to HE Diploma: Humanities

When and Where

7 Sep 2020 - 5 Jul 2021 (385 hours, 34 weeks)
Days and times
Monday 13:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 13:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 10:00 - 13:00
Thursday 15:30 - 17:00
Thursday 13:30 - 15:30
Thursday 10:00 - 13:00
Online Plus (Waterloo Centre)


Full fee
£3022 Student loan information
Concession fee
Concession Fee discount not applicable
Senior fee now part of Concession fee

Quick Facts

This course has started but late enrolments are accepted.
Julie Garton, Matthew Cunningham, Philip Flanders, Ronit Dassa
Course code

What you will learn

An Access to HE Diploma in Humanities at Morley College London could be your first step towards studying at university and help you get onto your desired career path. The course will equip you with a thorough grounding in the principles and skills required for a wide range of Humanities-based degree courses, with subjects including literature and philosophy covered in class. You will have regular and detailed feedback from your course tutor, and receive help and guidance through the university application process. Students from this programme have progressed to a wide range of related degree courses, such as History, English language, English Lit, Philosophy, Creative Writing, Journalism, Anthropology, Politics, Classics and many more.

By the end of the course you will be able to

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Class format and activities

You will need to choose three subjects out of the following four: , English Lit, History, Philosophy or Creative Writing. , You will also have to take compulsory study skills., , You will take modules in , •Study Skills (note taking, search skills, essay writing, presentation and more), , •In History you will study: The industrial revolution,The Enlightenment, Trans-Atlantic slave trade, Civil rights in the USA and Israel and Palestine, •In Philosophy you will study: epistemology, Greek Philosophy, ethics, Philosophy of mind and elementary logic and reasoning., •In Literature Lit you will study: poetry, modern drama, short fiction and a Shakespeare play, •In Creative Writing you will study: writing fiction, writing drama, writing autobiography and review writing. ,

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

•You must be aged 19 or over. , •You should have GCSEs in Maths and English (grades A – C) or a recognised equivalent. You will need these two qualifications in addition to the Access to HE Diploma to progress to university., , For all entry requirements for our Access to Higher Education Diplomas please visit the page in the top menu. You will also find information outlining different funding options for the course. ,

What you need to know before you enrol

Your Access course will be very enjoyable, but also requires real dedication and commitment if you are going to succeed. Your course requires attendance around two and a half days a week, but you will require to spend at least 15 hours a week in independent study. The course runs from the beginning of September to the end of June. We endeavour to prepare students for the demands of a University degree course in just nine short months. It is therefore essential that you think about how you are going to balance work, family and social life with your studies. You will be expected to do regular reading and written work on top of attendance in classes. We strive to make the courses as stimulating as possible for everyone, but it does require hard-work and determination on your part.

What you will need for your class

Smartphone or laptop / tablet with WiFi

What you can do next

Students from this programme have progressed to a variety of humanities related degree courses including History, Philosophy, English, Creative Writing, Journalism, Cultural Studies, Politics, Anthropology, Classics and many more.