Online Access to Higher Education Diplomas for Social Science
A career in the Social Sciences
Our Access to HE Diplomas give you the opportunity to apply for a degree in the Social Sciences. This could include: Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, Politics and Economics.
This can lead to a career working in a wide variety of sectors such as education, the charity and voluntary sector, the health sector, journalism, research, or public relations.
Not all careers need a degree, and an Access to HE Diploma in Social Science is also an excellent way to maximise your job prospects, such as:
- Therapy-related roles
- Advocacy and support worker
Access to Social Science Diplomas
These courses are studied entirely by distance learning.
You need to have a UK residential address to study this qualification.
Although there are no formal entry requirements for this Access to HE Diploma, to meet university entry requirements you may need GCSEs or further credits at Level 2. If you do not have these already, you can study them with us.
Our experience and strong relationships with universities means that our Access to HE Diplomas are well suited to meet both their entry requirements and to prepare you for undergraduate study.
Our Access to HE Diplomas are fully accredited through an Authorised Validating Agency (AVA) and regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), so are part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). More about our Access Diplomas >>>
Qualification: Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science) Option 1
You will study 45 graded credits in Criminology and Psychology and 15 ungraded credits.
Choose this to brush up your English and Maths skills in some ungraded Level 2 units.