Access to Higher Education

Law, Politics and Crime

Access to Higher Education Diploma
Leaflet Code: L6819


If you have been out of education for a while but have always wanted to complete a law degree, this Access To Higher Education Diploma has been designed specifically to give you the skills, experience and qualification you need to successfully apply to university.

This course covers three main modules: Law, Politics and Sociology. You’ll take a closer look at the legal profession and learn all about jury systems, alongside issues like police powers and homicide. You’ll also focus on sociological issues within modern Britain including poverty and beliefs alongside politics post - WWll and the rise and fall of the west in World Politics

Each unit will prepare you for university, with an emphasis on developing skills like critical analysis, target setting and reflective practice. These will all help you succeed with a law degree and follow a rewarding career path in the industry.

  • St John's Centre
  • Full Time
  • 1 year
  • September 2022

GCSEs at grade C/4 in both Maths and English. You can study a Maths GCSE alongside this diploma, if you do not have the grades needed. Prospective students should check the entry requirements of their preferred university to ensure the best possible opportunity for progression

Each unit in this diploma is assessed in a different way, with assignments taking place throughout the year. These could include written essays and reports, the creation of academic posters and leaflets, timed exams, and personal presentations.

There are a number of funding and finance options to help you afford the tuition fees for this course and any other costs associated with studying at college. These include special grants and bursaries, as well as dedicated loans just for education.

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