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Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science)

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Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science) Courses

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science)

To make a difference in our local communities, we need to understand both society and people as individuals. Social science is a field of study that looks in-depth at human behaviour and how it influences the way that we structure our lives. Many different topics integrate with this branch of learning and it relates to sectors including politics, social work, economics, psychology, local government and policing. Learning more about society can help us to create safer places to live, eradicate poverty and promote education. If you want to build a career in social science, but don’t have the right qualifications, we can help.

The Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) is an online course that will prepare you for a wide range of degree programmes. Complete your studies from home and develop the skills and confidence to apply for university. Social science graduates can go on to work in industries including education, mental health, social work and probation services.

This course is split into two separate pathways, enabling you to select modules that match your career ambitions:

Our two Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) pathways:

  1. Psychology & Sociology – explore topics including cognitive psychology and sociology of the mass media.
  2. Psychology with Criminology – find out more about subjects such as the psychology of mental illness, and understanding crime and deviance.
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Are you passionate about understanding human behavior and making a difference in your local community? If you’re interested in social issues, but don’t have the qualifications to pursue your ambitions any further, we can help. The Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) is an alternative to A-Levels that many universities accept as part of their entry requirements. Develop ... full details
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Are you fascinated by the science behind crime or do you want to find out more about the human mind? The Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) is an alternative route to A-Levels that many universities accept as part of their entry requirements. This flexible qualification will prepare you to start a social science degree course. The field of social science looks at society ... full details
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