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Ulster University Access Diploma Combined Studies

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Adult Learning (Access to Higher Education)

Course Overview

Designed for adults, the course will provide the opportunity to achieve an equivalence of 3 ‘A’ levels so that you can progress to higher level courses in further education or to university. You will have to commit to a high degree of independent study and reading, studying up to nine subjects, four are compulsory (five if you don’t hold a GCSE Grade C in Mathematics) and four are chosen by you from a range of available options. Students should preferably have a GCSE English Grade C or equivalent, and will also be asked to demonstrate a level of literacy and numeracy. Students without GCSE English or equivalent will be expected to undertake an Essential Skills Level 2 literacy qualification in conjunction with their Access course.
  • Start Date
    6 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    35 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road
  • Course Code
    P10002

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
  • Course: UU Access Diploma in Combined Studies
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
  • Dates 06/09/2021 - 17/06/2022
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Students will be required to provide evidence of a basic competence in English and Mathematics and be at least 19 years of age at point of course commencement, in addition students must have been away from full-time education for at least two years. Interview required.

ROI Requirements

Students will be required to provide evidence of a basic competence in English and Mathematics and be at least 19 years of age at point of course commencement, in addition students must have been away from full-time education for at least two years. Interview required.

Work Placement

N/A

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Books - Recommended reading suggested for each unit if students wish to individually purchase.
  • Other - Awarding body registration fee payable at start of each academic year (this could be included in course fee advertised – please check with reception at time of enrolment).

What's Next?

Further Study

Completing this course will enable you to apply for higher education courses with us or at University, in a range of subject areas. These include: social work, law, teaching, nursing, computing, business, youth work, psychology, occupational therapy, accountancy and Tourism & Hospitality. This qualification also provides opportunities for progression to a Higher Level Apprenticeship – a number of which are available for application through NWRC. This qualification can also be helpful when seeking employment.

Career Prospects

Past graduates from this programme have progressed into a range of career pathways following further study, such as Nursing, Social Work, Teaching, Law, Business and Accountancy, Travel and Tourism Management, IT, Counselling and Journalism.

Enquiry

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    The College gave me so many amazing opportunities, such as competing at the 'Worldskills' Finals in Russia!
    Declan Porter
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    I would recommend North West Regional College. It is a great place to learn, you meet new friends, and you have great craic too!
    Cameron Nutt

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