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Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science)
Psychology & Sociology Pathway
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Psychology & Sociology Pathway - Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science)

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 the knowledge you need to study a social science degree course, without going back to college.

Social science is a field of learning that explores human relationships and how they interact with wider society. It’s a broad area that includes topics such as economics, politics, psychology, sociology and social work. This qualification is your first step towards a new career, with the potential to go down many different employment routes.

The Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) is a distance learning course, which means that you can complete your studies from home. Create a schedule that fits around work and family commitments, and learn at your own pace. With no term dates, you can get started at any point throughout the year.

How does my Access to HE Diploma work?

Work through easy-to-understand course materials online. You’ll benefit from the support of our tutors who you can contact via phone, email and PEARL. Make the most of PEARL, our innovative Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), which is a hub of information. You can also get to know like-minded students through our popular digital forum.

Access to HE Diplomas are flexible, but you’ll need dedication to finish your course. The qualification includes modules that are designed to boost your study skills by teaching you how to research independently and write academic assignments.

How will my Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) be assessed?

The qualification is made up of several units, which each come with an assignment attached. One of our tutors will mark your work and return it with feedback. The Access to HE Diploma is a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification, regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). In order to achieve the Access to HE Diploma in social science you must work towards achieving 60 credits in total. In each case, 45 of these credits are taken from graded units which are concerned with academic subject content. The remaining 15 credits are ungraded units which are included to improve your study capabilities.

What happens after the Access to HE Diploma?

Once you have completed your course, you can apply to study a social sciences degree at university. Graduates will come away with transferable skills including the ability to analyse data and communicate effectively.

A social science degree can open the door to a range of careers that have the power to make a real difference. For example, psychology graduates can go on to work in the community, counselling, probation services or mental health. Studying sociology could see you work in education, research, HR or government services.

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We also allow you to choose whether you want to study your course via the traditional paper based method or online study where you have access to all your course materials immediately. When you proceed through the checkout process you will be given the option to select your preferred method of study.

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If you opt to study via the paper based method there is an additional postage charge which will be highlighted during the checkout. (Royal Mail First Class = £10 per course or Royal Mail Second Class = £5 per course).


Is there government funding available for doing this course?

Yes, there is Government funding available for doing this course...

You can choose to fund this course privately, yourself, or you could get a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan. Stonebridge has partnered with Dimensions Training Solutions, who are accountable to the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and Ofsted, to provide this course with Government backed funding. Through Dimensions Training Solutions, you can access your 19+ Advanced Learner Loan, if you meet the criteria. The two main conditions are:

  • You need to be aged 19 or over
  • You need to be a UK citizen.

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** All Access to Higher Education Diplomas on the Stonebridge website are delivered by Dimensions Training Solutions.


Dimensions Training Solutions are rated "Good" by Ofsted

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