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Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science with Social Work)

Start (w/c): 01/09/2020 Full Time - To be arranged (09:15 to 16:20) Ystrad Mynach

Course Information

This course offers a route into Higher Education for both vocational and academic courses including Social Work, Youth Work, Community Work, Housing, Law, Criminology, Psychology and other Social Science based courses.

The objective of the course is to provide a supportive and friendly environment to enable you to develop your potential and to prepare you for university study.

What Will I Learn?

You will study vocational subjects related to your course such as Social Work Practice and Theories, Psychology, Criminology and Sociology in addition to literacy, study skills and numeracy.

Entry Requirements

You will require GCSE Welsh / English and GCSE Maths/Numeracy grades A*-C or Essential Skills Wales Numeracy and Communication level 2 completed in the last 2 years orSkills for Further Study diploma completion with progression test completed to suitable levels at the end of the academic year or a Level 2 vocational qualification.

Assessment

You will be assessed by tutors throughout your course. Assessment will cover practical skills, oral questioning, assignment work and written questions. You will be required to sit short examinations throughout the course.

Disclaimer

Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.

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Fees

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.

Course Code

01F304YA

Career Progression

  • After successful completion of this course, you will be able to apply for a wide range of Degrees. This may lead to careers in Social Work, Youth Work, Probation Services, Housing, Teaching, Law and Police Services.
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