Starts: 5 Sep 2022
Access to Higher Education: Humanities & Social Sciences
When & Where
- 5 September 2022 - 13 July 2023 ( 408 hours, 35 weeks )
- North Kensington Centre
- 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course
- Availability Yes
- Course Code K22HSSB05A
What you will learn
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Study Skills: Academic essay writing, Critical Thinking, Researching and understanding opportunities for HE report writing, Examination skills and more
- Develop your study skills and employability skills alongside a range of specialist skills including: Practical skills, Analytical, evaluative skills and IT skills
- Law: Elements of a Crime, Fatal Offences, Equality Act 2010, and Contract Law
- Sociology: Crime, Sociological Theories and their Application to Contemporary Society, Planning and Carrying Out Research in sociology
- Politics and IR: International Relations Theory, War and Conflict in the Modern World, and UK and its International Context
Class format and activities
On the Humanities and Social Science Diploma, you will study 3 core subject modules (Politics and IR, Law and Sociology) in addition to Study Skills, which will enable you to develop the essential skills you will need to be a successful student at University. You will receive extensive support throughout the course, including guidance around all aspects of your University application. This is a fast paced course and you will be expected to have good attendance and complete independent study outside of lessons. At the start of the course you will be given a course calendar with a series of coursework submission dates which you will be asked to meet at regular intervals throughout the year. This course will be structured as on online plus course. Twice per term you will come to the centre for your classes and the rest will be taught online. Further details will be given to you at your interview.
You must be aged 19 or over . You should have GCSE English Grades A-C / 4-9 or Level 2 equivalent , and GCSE Maths Grades A-C / 4-9 or Level 2 equivalent is desirable You will need these two qualifications in addition to the Access to HE Diploma to progress to most university undergraduate programmes.
What you need to know before you enrol
Your Access course requires dedication and commitment if you are going to succeed. Your course is timetabled for two days a week and runs from the beginning of September to the end of June. The Access course is an intensive course and will prepare you for the demands of a University degree course in just nine months. It is therefore essential to think how you are going to balance work, family and social life with your Access studies. You will be expected to do regular reading and written work on top of attending classes.
What you need
This is a live online plus course. You will need: - Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome. - A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer. - Earphones/headphones/speakers. We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts. As a student of Morley College you have access to Microsoft 365, including Office 365 and Teams throughout your course.
What you can do next
• The course will prepare you for Higher Education course and interview. You can progress onto degree in Sociology, History, Politics and Internal Relations, Development Studies and such other similar undergraduate programmes.