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Access to Higher Education Diploma: Childhood and Education Studies (Distance Learning)

Are you looking to do a degree in childhood and education studies? This is a distance learning opportunity to gain qualifications you need to progress on to University in the convenience of your own home.

Funding is available for this course via an Advanced Learner Loan. Progression and completion of a subsequent Foundation Degree, will mean loan does not need to be repaid.

Our course is well suited to those who work full time or have young children but still aspire to achieve their best. This is an online learning platform that includes innovative, interesting lessons and full support from a personal tutor.
Although proposed as a two year course, it can be completed within one year.

This pathway consists of 4 core subject s in Educational Theory, Childhood Studies, Education Practice and Education Studies. This pathway would suit you if you are looking to progress onto a Childhood studies or Teaching Degree. Alongside 4 core academic subjects, you will also receive training in Study skills; support in academic writing, as well as walking you through the UCAS application process. Check the website of your chosen university for their entry requirements.

• It is desirable if you have a clear idea of the university course that you would like to apply for.
• Please check your HE institute choice/s for their entry requirements.
• Both maths and English GCSE grade 4 (or equivalent) are required for all Access Diplomas. (Exceptions will be considered, should the Higher Education Institute that you wish to attend does not require maths or English.)

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
AC3EDU1ONL Vantage Point 01/08/2018 - 31/07/2020 - 36 £3434.00
FC T3 19+
£3434.00 FC T3 19+ Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

"I left the army in August 2016 after serving as a front-line medic for 7 years. I decided to visit the college to explore my options as I knew I wanted to pursue a career as a vet. I chose to study an Access to Higher Education course with pathways in Chemistry, Biology and Applied Science- alongside my GCSE maths and English. The staff at the college have been very supportive. Their industry experience and depth of knowledge has been invaluable to my journey. I recently had an interview at the University of Bristol and was offered a place at the School of Veterinary Sciences – one of only 6 in the UK. The college provided me with a stepping stone to my desired career."Rebecca Williams

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