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Access to HE - Humanities Diplomas

The Diplomas within the Humanities subject area provide an opportunity for learners to develop their understanding and knowledge in preparation for progression onto higher education level courses relating to subjects and careers such as History, Language and Literature, Journalism and Politics.

About this subject area

The Diploma can also be relevant to learners considering a career in teaching.

Across the Diplomas, units can be selected from a wide range of modules including:

  • Geography
  • Historical Studies
  • Language
  • Literature
  • Politics
  • Media Studies.

There is also the opportunity to deliver units from Social Science disciplines reflecting the combinations often chosen by learners progressing onto dual honours degrees.

As with all Diplomas there is also the opportunity to deliver units which support the development of academic skills such as critical thinking, research and study techniques.

 

Follow the links below for more information about each Diploma.

  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence.

  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence.

  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence.

Learner destinations

Learners who have studied one of the Diplomas within the Humanities subject area have progressed onto a variety of degree programmes including:

  • Ancient and Medieval History
  • Anthropology
  • English
  • Journalism
  • Modern History
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Primary Education with QTS
  • Teaching (ESOL)
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