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Access to HE - Humanities (with Maths)

Newcastle College University Centre

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  • Qualification

    Access to Higher Education

  • Location

    Riverside Dene (Cruddas Park)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This is one of our Level 3 Access to HE Diploma Pathways. The subject set includes: Sociology, English, Statistical and Mathematical Methods (SAMM) and Study Skills, which you will need to study to complete the Access Diploma. The Access to HE Diploma is validated by Ascentis. All students must commit to a full programme of study over one year. The Access to HE - Humanities (Sociology with Maths) pathway comprises the following subjects:

Sociology

Introduction to Sociology
Sociological Perspectives
Application of Theories to Substantive Topics

English

Introduction to Language and Register
Language and Representation
Language to Persuade

Statistical and Mathematical Methods (SAMM)

Introduction to Numerical and Algebraic Methods
Foundations in Statistics
Statistical Skills and Techniques

Study Skills

CVs, mock interviews, UCAS and personal statements
Time management and organization skills
Presentation skills and reflecting on own performance

You will learn through a combination of lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials and private study. Extra help outside of class time may be available in Study Clinics by appointment. You are also actively encouraged to make use of the VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) site where you can find materials to supplement your class learning. The subject modules are assessed through a mixture of written assignments, portfolios, end of unit tests and exams. The Access to HE diploma will enable you to progress onto several different degrees and diplomas in Higher Education. Progression is dependent on succeeding in a combination of subjects, which are acceptable to university admissions tutors. Students on this pathway have progressed onto a wide range of degree courses including; Sociology, English and Social Care.

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University information

Newcastle College University Centre

  • Campus address

    Newcastle College, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA, England

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