Access & Pre-Access

The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a Level 3 qualification designed to give people the knowledge and skills needed to study in higher education.

The qualification aims to:

prepare adults who do not have the necessary qualifications to enter university;
offer a general introduction to study skills and key areas of knowledge within the subject(s) taken;
help people to become independent, self-directed learners and prepare them for the demands of undergraduate study;
offer a positive and supportive learning experience where people can build their skills and confidence.

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