Health and Social Care


The Access to Humanities and Social Sciences course comprises of subject units covering, Law, Psychology, Sociology, Literature, Ethics, Study Skills, An extended project, Politics, The Media, Anthropology, Social Inclusion and Literature Analysis. The programme is taught through a variety of lectures, seminars, group discussions, laboratory demonstrations, groups and independent presentations.

Aims of the course

To prepare students for HE study based in Humanities and Social Sciences

Unit Breakdown

Law, media, psychology, study skill, sociology English literature

Assessment Method

Essays, Reports, Presentations, Case Study Analysis and Role Plays, timed exams

Progression Opportunities

Having successfully completed this qualification, you may wish to pursue a degree related to Humanities or Social Sciences

Career Options

Humanities and Social Sciences? Requiring a Degree:

English Literature, History, Criminology, Psychology, Law, Sociology, Social Policy, Social Anthropology, Media Studies, Journalism, Law and a wide range of combined degrees

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs A to C including English and maths plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability, an interview and a satisfactory reference.


The programme is taught through a variety of lectures, seminars, group discussions, group and independent presentations. The course also will use blended learning environments and Google Classroom

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.



Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £3,022 p/ year
24+ £3,022 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.


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