An Access to Higher Education Diploma course enables you to lay a solid
foundation of knowledge across a broad subject range, the qualification is
intended to act as a stepping stone to your eventual enrollment at a UK
university on your chosen degree programme.
Funded courses that have an added bonus
These courses attract 19+ Advanced Learner Loan funding. If you succeed in
completing your course and go on to get a university degree, you don’t have
to pay back the loan for your Access to Higher Education course.
Choose the subject you want to study at university
We offer Access to Higher Education Diplomas in these areas: Health, Social
Work, Education, Science, Social Science, Social Science & Humanities as well
as Medicine & Healthcare professionals. The subject areas contain pathways,
so you can choose the pathway that best meets your chosen university’s
Check the pathway is right with your target university
For example, an Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health studies could
enable you to study for a degree in Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy
or Physiotherapy but not necessarily at every university.
All universities and colleges have specific entry requirements for each of the
Access to HE Diplomas that they accept for each of their degree courses. It’s
very important that you check what these are, as this could affect whether
or not you will be accepted at your first choice of university.