Access to Social Science Access Foundation Diploma | Level 2

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Do you want to study social science and social work but don't have the qualifications to do so? This course is aimed at learners with few or no formal qualifications to gain the knowledge and skills needed to progress to further learning in social science subjects. You will study psychology, mental health, sociology, and social policy. Additionally, you’ll improve your academic skills and will study GCSE English and maths. Progression may include an Access to HE course, allowing you to take the next steps towards university.


Who is this course for?

Are you looking to pursue your favourite subject at university but don’t quite meet the entry requirements? Designed for adult learners, our Access to HE qualifications bridge the gap between GCSEs and higher education and are recognised by many universities in the UK. We also have a selection of Access foundation programmes that prepare you for our Access to HE courses. Didn’t get your GCSEs or need them to be higher? Our Access Foundation GCSE programme will support you with achieving passes in five GCSEs.

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1 year

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Full time

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No fee

School of Social Science
Leeds City College
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