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Access to Higher Education Diploma in Counselling and Psychology

This course is for individuals who would like to apply to University to study counselling, psychology and other social science related subjects.
Level
3
Duration
1 year
Location
Lee House, Manchester City Centre

Access courses offer flexible learning opportunities for people who wish to go to university and who have the ability to do so, but who left school with few, if any, of the usual qualifications for entry.

What does the course cover?
  • Psychology
  • Counselling
  • Higher Education Study Skills
When will I attend?

Attendance is required on the following days:

  • Monday 10:00am - 2:30pm
  • Tuesday 10:00am - 2:30pm
  • Wednesday 10:00am - 2:30pm 
What will I achieve?

On successful completion you will achieve a Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health and Social Care (Counselling and Psychology pathway)

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you must have a genuine interest in counselling and psychology.

The course will improve your academic, vocational and personal skills; it will also improve your CV and boost your confidence. Successful candidates will be awarded a nationally recognised Access to HE Diploma awarded by Ascentis. The diploma is approved by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and is accepted for entry to a wide range of universities and higher education institutions.

What does the course cost?

If you are aged 19 – 23 without a full level 3 qualification you will be eligible for full funding through the Skills Funding Agency.

If you are aged 19-23 and already have A Levels, or other Level 3 qualifications, or if you are 24 or over, you can apply for course fees to be paid through Student Finance England (SFE). SFE will write off the outstanding balance for your Access to HE Diploma loan once you complete your degree.

Location

Lee House,
90 Great Bridgewater Street,
Manchester,
M1 5JW