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Online Access to Higher Education: Social Science with Sociology

This is a roll on, roll off course which you can join throughout the year

This is an exciting opportunity to gain the qualifications that you need to progress on to University in the convenience of your own home.
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.

The social science pathway consists of 3 core subjects; Criminology, Sociology and Psychology. Alongside 3 core academic subjects, you will also receive training in Study skills; support in academic writing, exam revision techniques, as well as walking you through the UCAS application process.

The social science access to HE pathway is widely accepted on a variety of related and unrelated university courses. Check the website of your chosen university for their entry requirements.
*We will consider accepting students without a grade C GCSE in mathematics on an individual basis.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
AC3SSC1ONL Vantage Point - - £3072.00
FC T3 19+
£3072.00 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 really enjoyed studying Health and Social Care. You're treated as an adult at the College and the tutors get to know you on a personal level, they are really supportive and their knowledge is invaluable. I felt as though I grew as a person during my time there, which is so important."Caitlyn Crofts

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