The International Access to HE course is a special one-year course for students who want to prepare for entry into a British University.
The aim of the course is to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in the British University system. It ensures that your English will be good enough to cope with University level study. You will learn how to make good use of libraries and learning resources and you will spend time improving your study skills so you can take good notes, write essays and reports, make presentations and prepare for examinations.
What will I do?
You will chose one main study pathway that is made up of three subjects, alongside studying IT, Study Skills and English as a Foreign Language (IELTS).
The 4 main study pathways you have to choose from are:
International Access to Business
You will study Business, plus TWO of the following subjects: Law, Events and Tourism Management, Mathematics or Computing.
International Access to Social Science
You will study Sociology and Psychology, plus ONE of the following subjects: Law, History or English literature.
International Access to Humanities
You will study History and English Literature, plus ONE of the following subjects: Law, Psychology or Sociology.
International Access to Science
You will study THREE of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Computing.
International Access to Policing and Criminal Justice Studies
You will study Law, Criminology and Psychology.
The International Access to HE programme is a popular course, successful completion of which allows students to enter a British University. It is important that you can meet the entry requirements to give you the best chance of success. You should:
- Be 17 years old or over
- Have ability in English language equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
- An equivalent Level 2 qualification
The course will take you 1 year (34 weeks), September to June to complete.
You will attend College for 21 hours per week including EFL.