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Access to Higher Education Diploma: Childhood and Education Studies (Classroom based)

Are you looking to do a degree in childhood and education studies? This is a classroom based 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.

This course runs on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays beginning in September and ending in July.

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 four 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.)

You could be eligible for the following if your household income is less than 21K
• Course materials, to include text books, printing credit, etc.
• Travel – this is capped at £1000 per year
• Childcare for the days you would be in college

You could be eligible for the following if your household income is less than 25K
• Travel only – capped at £1000 per year

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Course fees
Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
AC3EDU1F Paignton Campus 11/09/2019 - 31/07/2020 - £3504.00
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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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