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All Courses starting in September have been adapted and will initially be delivered online or via distance learning.  We will provide further updates in line with government guidance.

Access to HE Social Science  


Course Summary

Course Code: AOL2C41Y20 

Start Date: Tuesday 12 January 2021 

Start Time and Lesson Duration: 18:30 for 03:00 hours

Duration: 108 lessons over 54 week(s)

Location: Distance Learning Course  

Fee: See Course Description    

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This online course requires your online attendance two evenings per week; Tuesday and Thursday

Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science) provides the opportunity to develop skills which will enable progression to a range of degree level programmes including a focus on sociology, psychology and criminology which underpin most social science degrees. You will be able to research an area of interest in more depth and complete units which will support study and personal skills.
Register for a free webinar where one of our tutors will dive into the course modules and talk through pathways to certain careers.

Fee details:
The cost of this course is £3022 but you could get an Advanced Learning Loan to cover the fee. You will not have to start paying back the loan until you are earning over £25,000. To find out how this works please visit
However, if you are aged between 19 - 23 years old and don’t already have a full Level 3 qualification? This course could be free.
Don’t want to get a loan, or you’ve completed and / or received funding for this qualification before? Speak to us about direct debits to help spread the cost, as well as possible alternative financial support.

Call 0345 603 7635 to speak to a student advisor if you’d like to get further advice on the fees and funding for this course.



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