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York College

Entry Requirement

Level 2 English qualification.

Duration and Attendance

Timetables and hours of study will be discussed at the interview.

What You’ll Do

The Diploma is taught as part of a combined course with Humanities, Social Sciences, Education Studies and Law.

This course is in three parts and you will:

a) Study two subjects for 4.5 hours each per week for 32 weeks from the following:

Law and one of:

  • English Literature
  • History
  • + an additional unit (to be confirmed)

b) Have a tutorial session which will involve study skills and help with completing your UCAS application, be for three hours a week.

c) Take a specific extra unit for one and a half hours a week. Options for this year may include: the role of play, international relations and short stories.

Individual modules are subject to change.

The programme delivery method includes lectures and seminars and a good level of student participation is expected.

Qualifications

An Access to Higher Education Diploma is validated and accredited through Ascentis, which is an Access validating agency, licensed and regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. Details of the units to be studied can be found on their website at https://www.ascentis.co.uk/access-to-higher-education.

Exams and Assessments

Assessment may take the form of reports, essays, examinations and presentations. Assessment will take place both during and at the end of each unit as appropriate and will be graded distinction, merit or pass.

How You Can Progress

Previous students studying access courses within the division have progressed to higher education and have studied a range of courses such BA (Hons) Sociology and Social Policy all at University of York, BA (Hons) Psychology at University of Wales, BA (Hons) History at University of Newcastle upon Tyne, BA (Hons) Literature at the University of Leeds, BA (Hons) Philosophy at University of St Andrews, BA (Hons) Media at Thames Valley University London and BA (Hons) Primary Teacher Training at York St John University.

<h3>Qualifications</h3>
<p>An Access to Higher Education Diploma is validated and accredited through Ascentis, which is an Access validating agency, licensed and regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. Details of the units to be studied can be found on their website at <a href="https://www.ascentis.co.uk/access-to-higher-education">https://www.ascentis.co.uk/access-to-higher-education</a>.</p>

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email info@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.

 

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