Access to Higher Education: Humanities combined with Social Sciences

Our Humanities Combined with Social Sciences course prepares you for degree-level study in Humanities and Social Science-related degree courses. You will study history, literary texts, social welfare, and psychology while you develop your research skills, ready for your degree.




Level 3

Course Type



Access to HE

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Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee Overseas Fee
apply 60364-01 09/09/24 27/06/25 Tuesday + Wednesday + Friday 09:30 15:00 £3022 £3325

What will I study?

Our Humanities Combined with Social Sciences Pathway prepares students for degree level study on a variety of Humanities and Social Science-related degree courses. Previous students from this Pathway have progressed onto degree courses such as Psychology, Sociology, History, Geography, English and Social Work. On this Pathway, in addition to the core modules, you will be studying the following subject modules: Introduction to the Study of History

  • Working with Literary Texts
  • Literature and Society
  • Development of Social Welfare
  • History of Ideas
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Social Welfare in the 21st Century
  • Social Research Methods
  • Anti-Discriminatory Practice
  • Psychology and Mental Health
  • History of Education

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

There are no formal entry criteria for this course.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. Assignments, which take a variety of forms (such as essays, reports and presentations) are completed for each module. Students on all pathways complete a final assessment of a research project and presentation on a topic within their subject discipline.

What qualification will I achieve?

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Humanities combined with Social Sciences).