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Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College is an innovative and career-focused provider of further and higher education. It is the first stop on your journey to university, with excellent tutoring to give you the qualifications you need to progress, and personalised support throughout your university application. Our three diploma areas can lead to rewarding careers in midwifery, nursing, social work and teaching, in addition to many other career options. Students may also have the opportunity to take GCSE English or Maths alongside the course, if you do not already have this.

Last year, Access to Higher Education students achieved university places at Bristol, Exeter, Cardiff, Warwick, Liverpool John Moores, Goldsmiths College London, Birmingham City, Nottingham Trent and East Anglia. They also progressed to a variety of local universities including University of Gloucestershire, University of the West of England and University of Worcester.

Gloucestershire College offers a variety of different named Diplomas (pathways); your choice will depend upon your proposed future plans for higher education and employment.

General information

  • Duration of courses: one year
  • Learning support: ALS (Additional Learner Support), The Learning Centre, IT facilities
  • Accessibility: good access for people with disabilities

Courses

Access to HE Diploma
Health and Human Sciences

  • Attendance: Day
  • Progression: A range of health and human science based degrees such as Nursing, Radiotherapy, Sports Therapy, Physiotherapy and other subject related degree courses
  • Location: Cheltenham Campus
Qualification aim number:  40011707Credit value:  60Guided learning hours:  450-600

Access to HE Diploma
Humanities and Social Science

  • Attendance: Day
  • Progression: A range of humanities and social science based degrees such as History, English, Creative Writing, Journalism, Psychology, Sociology, and other subject related degree courses
  • Location: Cheltenham Campus
Qualification aim number:  40014149Credit value:  60Guided learning hours:  450-600

Access to HE Diploma
Science

  • Attendance: Day
  • Progression: A range of science based degrees such as Environmental Science, Biological Science, Forensic Science, Chemistry, Animal Science, and other subject related degree courses
  • Location: Cheltenham Campus
Qualification aim number:  40013170Credit value:  60Guided learning hours:  450-600

Contact details

Main Sites

Gloucestershire College Princess Elizabeth Way
Cheltenham
GL51 7SJ Tel: 0345 155 2020

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