Access to Higher Education

Do you dream of a career change or going to university?

If the answer is yes, then our Access to Higher Education Programme could be the ideal route for you! Our learners progress onto a wide range of degrees including Nursing (Children’s/Adult/Mental Health/Learning Disabilities), Midwifery, Paramedic Science, Social Work, Education/Teaching, Childhood/Early Years Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Law and Criminology amongst others.

Access to HE Diplomas at Derwentside College are awarded by One Awards and we offer three routes:

 

Access to Higher Education - DAYTIME PROGRAMME

Access to HE Diploma in:

  • Health
  • Humanities & Social Science
  • Education

Start date: Monday 13th September 2021

Duration: 3.5 days a week for 33 Weeks, days to be confirmed at interview

Entry requirements: Maths and English assessment

 

**NEW**Access to Higher Education - EVENING PROGRAMME

Access to HE Diploma in:

  • Health

Start date: Monday 13th September 2021

Duration: 33 Weeks

Days: Monday & Wednesday, 5.00pm - 8.00pm

Entry requirements: GCSE in Maths and English at grade C or above or an equivalent Level 2

 

Course Fee - £3,000, Advanced Learner Loan available subject to eligibility.  

Advanced Learner Loans are waived on successful completion of a HE qualification.

Find out more about Advanced Learner Loans - www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan

For more information or to discuss the Access to Higher Education Diploma in more depth, please call: (01207) 585900 or to Apply email enquiries@derwentside.ac.uk 

 

One Awards logo Sept 2019 

Science Banner 

Funding & Loans

One of the biggest factors in deciding whether to return to education is the cost. If you’re unde...

Read More >
Enjoy learning 

Financial Support

Read More >

Discussion Banner 

What our students say...

Helen Halliday - “This course has given me so much confidence and let me see what my abilities re...

Read More >
A young woman, ready for a discussion 

Welfare Services

Read More >

 

Learning Support

Read More >

Lecture banner 

English & Maths

Read More >

 

One Awards AVA 20th Anniversary - A celebration of Access to Higher Education in the North East

ADULT learners and educators from across Tyneside were celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony...

Read More >
 

Derwentside College Access Winners!!

Over the years; Derwentside College has helped to produce some amazing 'Access' students.  These ...

Read More >