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If you are looking for a qualification that will unlock the door to a place at university, we offer a variety options across a wide range of subjects to enable you to progress.
Access to University

If you are looking for a qualification that will unlock the door to a place at university, we offer a variety options across a wide range of subjects to enable you to progress.

Access to University Study Programme Pathway

Course Code:H003SPP Course Level: Course Length: Academic Year:17/18

Our portfolio of Level 3 Extended Diplomas and Access programmes provide a robust combination of professional qualifications and work experience that set them apart from the A-level route.

We have programmes available in Business, IT, Health & Social Care, Humanities & Social Sciences, Childcare, Sport, Art, Photography, Engineering and Creative Media that are recognised by UCAS and universities.

Our Access to Nursing & Healthcare and Humanities & Social Sciences programmes have achieved 100% success rates with the majority of our learners securing a university place over the last five years. These are delivered by a team of tutors rated as Outstanding by Ofsted.

To study for a Level 3 Extended Diploma you must achieve a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English and Maths. Our Access to Healthcare programme requires you to achieve GCSEs at Grade C or above, in English and Maths.

The Level 3 Extended Diploma is a two year course, equivalent to 3 A Levels. It is particularly suitable for learners who have a clear idea about what they would like to study at University, with the D*D*D* Grade worth 420 UCAS Points.

Whilst undertaking an Access to University programme you can gain the following additional qualifications:

  • Level 3 Core Maths Extended Project
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • National Citizenship Award
  • Young Enterprise Volunteering

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Huntingdonshire Regional College

Progress to top universities

Our learners progress to top universities such as Cambridge, Leeds, York and Kings College London. The vast majority of our Access to University learners progress onto Higher Education. You will receive UCAS guidance and careers advice during your studies at HRC.

Additional Study

All our programmes will teach you the independent study skills and learning techniques that you will need during your time at University. You will be taught by current university lecturers, graded Outstanding by Ofsted.

94%

of Access learners are in employment, or further study, six months after graduating (2012-13)

I’m finding out as much about myself as the subjects I’m covering!

Featured Case Study

David Munetsi

Access to Humanities
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