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Online Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education)

This is a flexible 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 Education pathway consists of four core subject s in Educational Theory, Childhood Studies, Education Practice and Education Studies. Alongside three 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.

The Education 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 4 GCSE in mathematics on an individual basis.

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What will I learn?

"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

Have you considered...

We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.

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

Access to Higher Education Diploma: Science Pathway (Part-time)

Returning to education

At South Devon College, we offer a wide range of adult education courses and qualifications, so whatever you want to do, you can achieve it with us. The only question is how far do you want to go?

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