Diploma title: Social Sciences
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This course can be studied via the full-time, two-year or distance learning delivery modes – please click here to read more about the different delivery modes offered for Access to HE courses.
Are you looking for a career change? Our CAVA Access to HE programmes at City College Plymouth offer fantastic opportunities to retrain for a new job and a more fulfilling career. This Access to Higher Education Social Science pathway can enable you to retrain in social science careers such as psychology, sociology, criminology, criminal justice services, drugs and alcohol counselling or philosophy and ethics. After completing this one year, full-time course you could progress to university courses in psychology and other social science related subjects – all depending on your aspirations and the combination of subjects you choose. If you previously went straight into a job after leaving school, or you have taken stock and want a new career direction, this course offers the chance to study alongside other mature students, tutored by experienced, motivational and supportive lecturers. You may be required to study GCSEs in English, maths or science depending on your career and university aspirations. Please note the College course title is a suggested progression route, you must check with your preferred higher education institution to ensure that this course meets their entry requirements.
Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded an Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Sciences).