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Overview

This qualification will privide a unique opportunity to gain an Access to Higher Education Diploma in Social Sciences with Criminology.

Access to Higher Education Diplomas are designed as an alternative to A-levels. This diploma will give you an opportunity to apply for a wide range of degree level courses in criminology or related social sciences.

Course description

The course includes a wide range of social science related topics including Law; Criminology; Sociology and Psychology which will maximise your opportunities for progression. Access to Higher Education Diploma's are validated by the QAA and are designed for students who have been away from studying for some time. At the end of the diploma you will gain 60 Credits in total which are graded at Pass; Merit or Distinction.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

You will study a range of units from the following modules:

  • Criminology
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Law
  • Skills for Learning (Study Skills)

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year £2904.00 Exam Fee:£122 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year £2904.00 Exam Fee:£122 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.