Level 3 Access to HE Health and Human Science at Stanmore College
A one year course designed to equip over 19s with the skills, confidence and academic qualification to enable them to progress to university. As a learner on this qualification you will be offered a coherent, integrated and supported year of study through which you will gain the knowledge, awareness, skills and confidence necessary for successful undergraduate study.
- To provide HE progression opportunities for adults who, because of social educational or individual circumstances, do not have the necessary qualifications;
- To give learners a general introduction to the basic concepts, methods, and key areas of knowledge within the core disciplines taken and offer a coherent and stimulating framework within which they can broaden their intellectual outlook and make connections between subject areas;
- To help learners to develop and consolidate the various skills required to enable them to cope successfully with the demands of undergraduate study and to become independent, self-directed learners;
- To establish a positive and supportive learning environment within which learners can build their confidence through successful learning and the sharing of their experience.
The course is 12 hours a week class contact time over 3 or 4 days; At least 20 hours per week self-directed study; 32 weeks.
Gaining the fundamentals in Psychology through studying subjects such as:
- Stress and health
- Human memory
- Psychological abnormality
- The cardiovascular system
Completion of the course will lead students progressing to university to undertake a foundation degree or a degree in psychology.
Learners primarily progress to Higher Education study in areas related to Human and Health Sciences. These may include:
- Addiction Psychology
- Researcher in Human Studies
- Social Work
GCSE Maths and English grade C or above.
It would be advantageous to have GCSE science.
Functional Skills Level 2 English and maths are acceptable. Complete initial assessments in English and maths and a short piece of writing at the interview session to assess suitability for the course.
Assessment consists of:
- Formal written examinations
- Oral presentations
- Formal essays
- Written reports
At any one time you will be working on at least 3/4 different assignments all due at the same time.
Access to a computer, calculator, basic stationery, portfolio
For ages 19+
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Beaulah BanfieldCurriculum Manager - Access & GCSE
Vik SeeborunHead of School - Science, IT, Eng, ACC & Maths
Doing this course could lead to great job outcomes such as:
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