Access to Social Science

Full qualification title

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health Science Professions)

Learning Aim Reference
40012876
No. of Credits
60 Credits at Level 3 (15 Ungraded & 45 Graded)
UCAS Tariff Points
Maximum 144 points depending on grades
Location
Online
Course fee
£1248 including registration fees
Payment options
Pay in full upfront (Discount available) | Monthly Installments (from £104 per month)
Duration
Flexible (typically takes 8 months, but you can work at your own pace to complete in a time that suits you)
Course start date
This course can be started at any time of the year
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This Access to Social Science course provides you with the typical entry requirements for entry onto their social science degree courses.

Universities typically require you to have an Access to HE Diploma in addition to GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above (or Grade 4 or above with the new grading system).

Our online Access to Higher Education course allows you to take control of your own learning without having to attend lectures and tutorials at set times. Work through our interactive courses at your own pace and if you need help you can contact your personal tutor and they will be able to support you with a telephone or videoconference tutorial. All our tutors are all fully qualified and experienced teachers and subject specialists in the topics you will be studying.

We also provide support with UCAS applications including an academic reference.

Ungraded units on this course

Get into university with an Access to Higher Education Diploma
Researching and Understanding Opportunities in Higher Education

This gives you an opportunity to shine when you are invited for an interview at the university. You

Academic Writing Skills
Academic Writing Skills

This can be awarded against a level 3 essay. In essay preparation, you will be expected to research

Exploring Health and Disease (3 Credits)

There are many diseases and consequently many causes of diseases. Identifying the prevalence of

Research Skills Project

There are many different methods involved in research and you will be introduced to some of these

Information Literacy

Information Literacy Skills help learners to understand the range and quality of available resources

Social science units on this course

Psychological Disorders and Therapeutic Strategies (3 Credits)

Here we discuss an area of psychological investigation that relates to ‘abnormal ‘behaviour and

Key Aspects of Psychology (6 Credits)

This Psychology unit includes theoretical explanations of human behaviour and includes many examples

Bio-Psychology: Behaviour and Drugs (3 Credits)

This covers the central nervous system, Grey and White matter. You will be considering key concepts

Bio-Psychology: Behaviour and the Brain (3 Credits)

This involves the localisation and function of the brain. The different methods of investigating the

Stress and Eating Disorders (3 Credits)

In this unit, the focus is on the negative effects of chronic (long-lasting) stress. These may be

Aggression (3 Credits)

This topic will look at a number of explanations for aggressive behaviour. These are biological

Child Development: Cognitive Development (3 Credits)

In this unit you will learn about the nature v nurture debate and how it relates to the development

Health units on this course

Diagnosis and management of physiological Disorders (9 Credits)

There are a range of physiological disorders identified here in this unit. You will be made aware of

Healthcare Communication (3 Credits)

This unit relates to communication between health care professionals and clients. Here you will be

Definitions of Health (3 credits)

This unit begins by exploring some of the concepts, theories and definitions of health. It will go

Mental Health (6 Credits)

In the areas of mental ill health, names are often given to a specific category to identify a group