Access to HE Psychology and Mental Health - Y039

Hamilton Campus Full Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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This course is for those students who wish to progress to Higher Education. You will study Psychology as a core subject with Mental Health units to underpin your understanding. The course is very intensive and demanding, therefore, we expect 100% attendance. You will be allocated a Academic Advisor who will support you through your studies.

Course Details

You will need to achieve 60 credits to gain a Level 3 Access to HE Diploma in Psychology. You will study a total of 20 units all worth 3 credits each. You can gain a Pass, Merit or Distinction for each unit. Some Higher Education courses ask for a certain number of Merits or Distinctions to gain a place on their courses.

Entry Guidelines

This course is for students who are 19plus.

4 GCSEs including English and Mathematics at Grade 4/C or above or Pre Access and English and Maths at Grade 4/C or above, or an equivalent such as Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 2 (to be discussed at interview).

Equivalent Level 2 English and mathematics qualifications will only be considered with confirmation, in writing, from a university that they will accept an alternative (discussed at interview).

You will be interviewed and be able to demonstrate your understanding of the career you want to progress to.

Satisfactory interview and assessment (written/comprehension task).

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Assessment Method

You will be assessed through assignments set such as essays, academic posters, reports, research tasks, timed assessments and presentations.

Additional Information

You will be required to complete a written task and which you will bring with you to interview. Evidence must be presented of qualifications.

Where can I progress to?

You can progress to a 3 year degree in Psychology as well as other subjects, such as, Social Work, Health Promotion, Law or Education for example. The College offers a pathway to the University of Liverpool called BSc (Hons) Psychology where you can study 2 years with the college and your final two years with the University. See link below for more information.

BSc (Hons) Psychology (2 + 2)

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If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply.

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £3384.00

This is a full level 3 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.

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