These courses provide a recognised route into higher education if you don’t have the necessary qualifications or experience to start a university course. Access to HE Diploma courses are one year, intensive courses aimed at mature students (19+) to build the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to progress on to a university course in a subject area you are interested in.
We support students with few formal qualifications but with life experience and help to create pathways to life-changing opportunities and career avenues.
We offer Access to HE Diploma courses in the following areas (course details can be found by scrolling down the page):
The Access to HE Diploma is widely recognised by UK universities, and many actively encourage applications from Access to HE students.
Each year, around 20,000 Access to HE students apply for a degree course at a UK university. They go on to study a wide range of subjects, including law, education, and business.
If you’re thinking about studying an Access to Higher Education course but you’ve not yet made up your mind, here are five reasons why we think you should go for it!