Access to Higher Education
Access courses are a great route into university or work. As well as learning all about your specialist subject and IT, you'll work on your study and communication skills to prepare you for higher education. We have a dedicated team of education advisers and we'll give you lots of help you with your UCAS application - giving you the best chance of securing the university of your choice.
We offer Access courses in the following subjects:
- Access to HE Diploma (Education and Teacher Training) - Level 3
- Access to HE Diploma (Social Work) - Level 3
- Access to Midwifery - Level 3
- Business - Access to Higher Education Diploma - Level 3
- Fashion - Access to Higher Education Diploma - Level 3
- Humanities and Social Sciences - Access to Higher Education Diploma - Level 3
- Media - Access to Higher Education Diploma - Level 3
- Nursing - Access to Higher Education Diploma - Level 3
- Sports Science - Access to Higher Education Diploma - Level 3
If you're not quite ready for a full Access course yet, have a look at our Pre-Access - Nursing and Health and Human Sciences, Extended Certificate in Skills for Further Study in Humanities and Social Science, Pre-Access - Nursing and Midwifery and Extended Certificate in Skills for Professions in the Creative & Digital Industries courses.
Get funding for your Access course
Did you know you can take out an Advanced Learner Loan to pay for your Access fees? And if you complete a Higher Education course afterwards, your Advanced Learner Loan repayments will be completely written off.
Access to Humanities and Social Sciences
Studying linguistics at Cambridge University's Lucy Cavendish College
“Having not done A-levels I never thought I would make it to university, but I would recommend Access courses as a fantastic route for anyone – and I'm proof it's possible to get into some of the top universities with them.”