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Key Facts

Level:
Level 3
Subject Sector:
11.2 Sociology and Social Policy
Credits:
60
Qualification No:
QAA150122
Price:
£120.00 per learner
Age Range:
19+

Why choose this qualification?

This Diploma is currently being revalidated for 2018/19. Should you wish to offer this Diploma or would like further information please contact our Business Development Team on 01206 911240 or on DevelopmentGroup@gatewayqualifications.org.uk.

Following successful completion of this Diploma, learners will be able to progress to University to study a range of social science pathways, including sociology and social policy, applied to social sciences.

Access to HE Humanities

Rules of Combination

The Access to HE Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification with common requirements relating to the description of student achievement.

The Diploma is a credit-based, graded qualification, and requirements relate to both the award of credit and to the award of grades. Details of the credit framework and requirements relating to the award of credit are provided, with the general specifications for the qualification, in The Access to Higher Education Diploma and credit specifications.

Individual named Diplomas are identified by separate titles and are validated at local level by Access Validating Agencies (AVAs).

The Diploma has its own approved set of units of assessment, governed by rules of combination, which are appropriate to the subject of the Diploma. Common grading requirements apply to all individual Diplomas.


Units

Graded Academic Mandatory

Students must achieve all credits from this group

English Literature - Poetry Criticism

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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English Literature - Prose Criticism

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
FC3/3/NM/028
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English Literature: Drama Criticism

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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History Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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Introduction to Religious Thought

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
DD1/3/ER/002
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Introduction to the Study Of The Novel

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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Origins of the First World War

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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Research Planning Relating to a Professional Body

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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Social Change & Reform in 19th Century Britain

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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The Colonisation of Africa and Resistance

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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Theorising Institutions and Issues

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
EE2/3/ER/017
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Thinking Philosophically

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
DE1/3/ER/901
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Graded Research

Students must achieve 6 credits from this group

Research: Extended Research Project

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
Not available
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Research: Extended Writing Project

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
Not available
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Ungraded Units

Students must achieve all credits from this group

Academic Writing Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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Application of Number - Calculations

Level:
Level 2
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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Application of Number - Interpreting and Presenting Information

Level:
Level 2
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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English - Oral Communication

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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Study Skills - Academic Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
Not available
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Funding information

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Additional funding information for Access to HE

  • Access to HE is eligible for funding as part of the legal entitlement offer.
  • Access to HE is eligible for funding via Advanced Learner Loans and appears on the Advanced Learner Loans catalogues published by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).
  • Access to HE Diplomas are designed for adult learners aged 19+ and the ESFA only funds young people on these programmes by exception, as stated in paragraph 149, page 39 of the Funding guidance for young people 2020 to 2021.

We have done our best to collate and summarise the key information, and wherever possible we alert our providers to changes in funding policy.

This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.

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