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Access to Higher Education Diploma - Social Science

Tameside College

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Access to Higher Education Diploma - Social Science Course Code: NL0006MQ1 Category: Access To Higher Education Centre: Beaufort Road Start Date: 07092010 Day(s) of Week: MONTUEWED Times: - Duration: 1 year Fee: ?250 If you are aged between 19 - 24 and you dont have a qualification equivalent to 2 A levels, you can study any level 3 course for free. These courses may also be free for people on means-tested benefits. Course Content: The access to social science pathway consists of psychology, sociology, plus social and cultural studies. You will take one of the following full time routes depending on what degree you are interested in. Subjects looked at in Psychology include: bio-psychology social behaviour statistics children's development prejudice memory stress and research methods. Those wishing to study forensic psychology will need to take some science modules. SociologySocial and cultural studies look at subjects such as how we create or personal identify the mass media popular culture the family and education. Special Features: All the courses are continually assessed. The course is specifically designed for those aged 21 or over who have been out of education and lack formal qualifications, or need recent study experience. Progression: From this pathway students have progressed onto degree course in Psychology, Sociology, General Social Science, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Philosophy, Anthropology, Combined Studies and General Humanities. Please ask for any additional course you may be interested in from this area. Entry Requirement: No formal entry requirements are in place for this course. There will however, be a general assessment test you have to undertake at interview to assess you level of English. However you will require GCSE or equivalence in maths to be admitted to a psychology degree and for both sociology and psychology you will need to be able to demonstrate a firm grasp of English skills to be able to complete the course. GCSE equivalence is strongly recommended for those who do not have a GCSE in English.

Access to Higher Education Diploma - Social Science Course Code: NL0006MQ1 Category: Access To Higher Education Centre: Beaufort Road Start Date: 07092010 Day(s) of Week: MONTUEWED Times: - Duration: 1 year Fee: ?250 If you are aged between 19 - 24 and you dont have a qualification equivalent to 2 A levels, you can study any level 3 course for free. These courses may also be free for people on...

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