Access courses are designed for adult learners who may not hold traditional qualifications such as A-Levels. They are designed to give you relevant academic knowledge and skills before progression to higher education and are widely recognised by universities as alternative qualifications.
The course will be available at both the Doncaster and Birmingham Campus.
You will study a range of different modules designed to give you the relevant skills and knowledge required to progress onto your chosen degree course. Along with your three main modules, you will also work on your Study Techniques and have a tutorial
Access students are aimed at ages between 19 and 60. They are men and women and are from diverse backgrounds. Some have more recent experience of study while some have not attended school for years. You will study alongside other adults who have similar progression and career aims as you.
- Algebraic Methods
- Numerical and Algebraic Techniques
- Statistical Research
- Speaking and Listening
- Technical Skills for Writing
- Writing for Different Purposes
- Mechanical Properties of Materials
- Mechanical Science –Energy and Motion
Related Studies (Engineering)
- Research Topic
- Electrical Science – Circuits & Operation
- Electrical Science – Construction Principles and Application
The Fast-track Access to HE course is a 6-month course, starting in January and finishing in July.
You will typically attend timetabled lessons at college for 3 days per week and you will be expected to commit to a further recommended 15 hours of self-study at home.
Hours are typically 9.00 am – 5.00 pm with days to be confirmed.
For 19-23 year olds the course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 3 qualification and live within a WMCA postcode area.
Otherwise, the following fees will apply - Course fee: £3,928; Exam fee: £94.
You can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to pay the fees if you already hold a level 3 qualification or do not live in a WMCA postcode area or are aged 24 years or over. Details will be given on offer of a place on the course.