Course Type / Attendance

Part Time, Access to HE

Subject Area

Access to HE

Start Date


Course Length

1 Year







Course Level


Award to be received

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Educational Studies)

Regulatory Body


Awarding Body

ONE Awards

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Who is this course for?

Students who are 19 years and above who are wanting to apply to university for degrees in Teaching and Early Childhood Studies.


What do you need to apply for the course?

You will need a minimum of 4 GCSE’s at grade C or a full level 2 plus Maths and English at level 2.

You will also need to complete an English and Maths assessment and attend an interview.


What are the key things you'll learn?

Graded Units, level 3, 9 credits :

Teaching and Learning, Human Biology, Psychology, Sociology, English Language Studies.

*History (optional )


Ungraded Units ungraded :

Higher Maths, level 3, 3 credits, Mathematics, level 2, 3 credits ,Study Skills ,level 2 ,6 credits, IT level 2 ,3 credits,

= 15 credits

How you will learn

You will learn through lectures, tutorials, workshops,

Continuous Assessment involving building a portfolio to include :

Essays, reports, projects, academic posters, leaflets, internal exams approx. three assessments per unit.

Deadlines and submission dates are set internally and are available on the Access Moodle website.

All assignments are collated into an individual portfolio which are assessed internally and are subject to internal and external moderators.

Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing your course you could progress on to a university courses and then to a career in Teaching and Education.

Average salary for a qualified teacher is £25,000 approx.

What costs will you incur?

£3,000.00 for daytime programme, £2,750.00 for the evening programme.

Students apply for a 19+ loan which is written off when a student completes their HE course. Fees will be charged when either the Access course or the HE course has not been completed