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Access to HE Diploma (Psychology)



Level 3

Subject Sector:

Health, Social Care and Wellbeing





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This Diploma provides an opportunity for students to observe the full spectrum of human behaviour, from childhood to adulthood, as well as the methodologies behind diagnosis, treatment, and support when issues are identified.

Skills and Education Group Access has developed the Access to HE Diploma (Psychology) specifically for students who wish to develop their academic, study and vocationally related skills and aptitudes to prepare for the application and progression into HE programmes related to Psychology.

Subject Areas

Students studying this Diploma will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and practical skills through a range of subject areas, including:

Psychology: Biopsychology: Behaviour and the Brain
Psychology: Child Development
Psychology: Developmental Psychology
Psychology: Exploring Social Interaction
Psychology: Practical Counselling and Helping Skills

If you’d like to customise learning pathways for your students, we can do that too. Just speak with our team to discuss your requirements.

Progression routes

Successful completion of this Diploma will open doors to a number of university courses, giving students the chance to study a broad array of degrees leading to careers in:

Clinical psychology
Further education
Sport and exercise

And a university degree is not the only option to pursue; a Diploma can also lead to apprenticeships which can be studied at higher levels.

Why choose us

Skills and Education Group Access makes it easy to become an Access to HE Centre, with a simple approval process that will get you started quickly.

We’ll help you build specific, academically sound pathways to higher education, and guide you through the whole academic year.

Along with a dedicated team of external moderators to provide supportive visits, we offer flexibility to write your own assessments and help with assignment writing and the delivery of your Diploma. You also have the option of commencing delivery in either January or September, enabling you to attract more students at different times of the year.

To find out more about how to become a Skills and Education Group Access Centre, email us, or call us on 0115 854 1620.

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