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Access to Higher Education

If a degree is in your plan but you do not have the qualifications you need to get there just yet, do not worry. Our Access to Higher Education courses are designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to progress onto a degree and the next stage of your professional career.


We offer a number of pathways from business to education, nursing and midwifery to science so there is bound to be the right course for you. 

Previous students have successfully gained places on a wide range of degree courses including biomedical science, nursing, social work, criminology,  pharmacy, physics and health and exercise allowing them to realise their career ambitions.

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What can I study?

Business Access to Higher Education

Do you want to know more about strategy building, performance management and finance? This Access to HE Business and Technology course is for you. 

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Education Access to Higher Education

Are you looking to inspire other by becoming a teacher of the future? If so, the Access to HE Education course is for you. 

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Humanities Access To Higher Education

If you want to widen your knowledge in these areas, the Access to HE in Humanities course is for you.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Environmental Science Access to Higher Education

Got your sights set on studying Environmental Science at Uni? Need the right qualifications? Study an Access to Higher Education course.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 20th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Law Access to Higher Education

If you're interested in starting a career in criminal justice, the Access to HE Law, Policing and Criminal Justice course is for you. 

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Computing Access to Higher Education

This Access to HE Computing course is perfect if you're looking to brush up your IT skills to take you to the next step in computing.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 20th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Allied Health Professions Access To Higher Education

Get the right qualifications to begin your Healthcare career. Study an Access to HE in Allied Healthcare Professions. Apply Now.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Physics Access to Higher Education

Love science? If you want to be in your element, the Access to HE Science (Physics and Chemistry) course is for you.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Art and Design Access to Higher Education

Calling all creatives! If you've got a passion for design, graphics and the creative arts, the Access to HE Art and Design course will be your next step to a colourful career.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Nursing and Midwifery Access To Higher Education

If you have a passion for health and care, but need the right qualifications to progress - this Access to HE Nursing and Midwifery course is for you. 

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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