Course Assessment Method
You will be assessed through a wide range of assessments, this includes written assignments such as essays and reports, presentations, tests, group work and activities
If you do not have previous qualifications in English you will be advised to study Functional Skills English. It may be advisable for you to do GCSE mathematics and English if you do not have these qualifications at C grade or above as an additional qualification, as some universities may request these.
On the day of interview you will undertake maths and English assessments to assess your eligibility for the programme. You must be 19 years or older to start this course.
What does it Cost?
This course qualifies for an Adult Learning Loan. Full details on the www.studentfinancedirect.co.uk. You may also wish to seek advice from the Student Services team on 01325 503030.
If you are successful in completing your HE studies then your Advanced Learner Loan will be written off by the Government,which means you will get your Access course for free.
Course fees are payable to Darlington College. Registration and membership fees may be payable. All course fees are per year.
What if I Need Support
Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.
You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.
If you are 19+, want to really make a difference to your community and have a passion for social work, then why not get in touch and talk to us – we have what you need to get started – and with an advanced learner loan, any fees you pay will be written off when you graduate with your Degree – so you?ll get this course for free!
The One Awards Access to HE Diploma (Humanities and Social Science) is a nationally recognised qualification with common requirements relating to the description of student achievement.
The course is a credit-based, graded qualification and requirements relate to both the award of credit and to the award of grades.
In order to obtain the full Access Diploma you will need to obtain 15 credits at level 2; these credits are obtained from common core units. In addition you will need to obtain 45 credits at level 3 from humanities/social science units.
Attendance: Three days a week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday*. (*subject to change)
Common core units
> Study skills
Humanities/Social Science units
> English language
> History- social and cultural development
> Social policy and welfare
*modules can be subject to change.
The course is designed to allow progression into Higher Education
|Qualification Type:||Access to HE Diploma (Humanities and Social Sciences)|
|Awarding Body:||ONE AWARDS|
|Start Date:||September 2021|