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Access to Higher Education Open Event

This Open Event is designed so you can find out more about the courses we offer that provide a route into university for mature (19+) students, as well as to chat to our teachers about the course and whether it is the right option for you. Register your place at the Open Event via the green button.

If you missed out on a formal qualification at college, an Access to Higher Education Diploma can provide you with a route to university-level courses (higher education) faster than you might think.

  • Courses last just one year (full-time)
  • Hundreds of former students have gone on to university
  • Improves your confidence, refreshes your skills and unlocks new ones
  • No upfront tuition fees with an Advanced Learner Loan
  • Advanced Learner Loans are written off when you complete an eligible higher education course

You will be able to:

  • Meet tutors and discuss your options
  • Talk to current students about their experience
  • Ask us about our on-site nursery and how we can help with childcare
  • Find out how we can help with the costs of studying, including travel
  • Experience our unique learning environment
  • Talk to us about returning to the classroom after a break from studying
  • Explore what you could do after your Diploma

Each year, around 20,000 Access to Higher Education Diploma students apply for a degree course at a UK university and go on to study a wide range of subjects. The qualification is also comparable to two to three A Levels.

Course Subjects Include:

  • Allied Health Professions
  • Art, Design & Photography
  • Business
  • Engineering Science
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work

Find out more about our Access to Higher Education courses here