Access Courses are for students who are 21+ who wish to go to University but do not have a relevant Level 3 qualification. The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Science provides the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to progress to an undergraduate course in a science-related field.
As well as covering all aspects of science - physics, biology, chemistry and maths, there is a strong focus on developing the necessary skills for university.Subjects covered are:
- Study Skills
You can fund an Access course by taking out an Advanced Learner Loan from the government. If you take out a loan for an Access course, then complete a university Degree course, you will not have to pay your Access loan back.