Level 3 Access to HE Social Work and Social Studies


1. Course details

Qualification name Access to Higher Education Diploma: Social Work and Social Science
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Open Awards
Course webpage http://www.tameside.ac.uk/pages/course_info.aspx?x=173185
Course type Classroom based
Course hours PartTime
Course start date 21 October 2020
Cost description Prices Correct as of 01/02/2020. The College reserves the right to amend fees where necessary.
Attendance pattern Daytime

2. Who this course is for

The Access to HE Diploma is a standard, nationwide qualification at Level 3, which is designed to enable learners from non-traditional educational backgrounds to go to University. The Diploma is made up of a number of units which result in a total of 60 credits, 45 at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2. The Access to Social Science programme combines modules in Sociology, Psychology, Criminology with Law to provide a programme designed to give learners scope to pursue future careers in either a vocational sphere, such as Social Work, or in a more academic field, undertaking more in-depth study in an area of personal interest. All students cover the following topics in Sociology and Psychology: Sociological Theory The Family Education & Social Inequality Social Stratification Changing Beliefs Psychological Perspectives Mental Health Social Influence Memory Aggression The Criminology pathway includes: The Origins of Criminology Crime Statistics Social Exploitation Theories of Crime Reliability of Evidence The Law pathway includes: Precedent & Statistical Interpretation Homicide Non-Fatal Offenses The rule of Tort The Jury System

3. Entry requirements

Learners are required to have GCSEs at grade 4 or above in both English and Maths. In addition, should you be considering a career in teaching, you will require at least Grade C (4) in English, Maths and a Science, with some universities requiring Grade B (5 / 6). It is advisable to check with individual universities as to whether further GCSEs are required in any other subjects for your chosen career. Proficiency in IT would be an advantage to those wishing to join this course. All learners will also be required to undertake an interview.

4. What you'll learn

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5. How you'll learn

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6. What you'll need to bring

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7. How you'll be assessed

Full time - Daytime

8. Next steps

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9. Venue

Name Beaufort Road
Address Beaufort Road
Ashton-Under-Lyne
Lancashire
OL6 6NX
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Email enquiries@tameside.ac.uk
Phone 0161 908 6789
Website http://www.tameside.ac.uk

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