Access to Professions in Humanities (Level 3)

This course is challenging, enjoyable and provides an excellent foundation for those who are interested in studying at degree level in a diversity of areas e.g. social work, teaching, social policy, counselling, psychotherapy, youth and community work, various combined degrees and many more. You will receive full support and guidance throughout your studies and will have the opportunituy to speak to careers advisors and admissions tutors reagrding your options. Past successful Access students will be available to discuss their individual experiences and share tips on how to do well on the course. You should expect to develop sound academic skills which will prepare you for degree-level study.


The course comprises 15 graded units and 5 ungraded, developmental units which are designed to develop academic skills such as essay writing and referencing skills. The graded units include developmental psychology, mental health, biopsychology, safeguarding andsocial work, mental health and social work and social policy.


Successful completion of the course will enable progression onto various degree courses (such as social work) with the opportunity to study at Master’s level and beyond. A number of students go on to study at Russell Group universities.


Assessment in is in the form of essays, booklets, presentations, reports, debates and time-constrained assignments. There is no end-of-year assessment for this course.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will be expected to have GCSEs in maths and English (or L2 equivalents). Evidence of these must be produced prior to starting the course.





Avaliable at: University Centre at Salford City College



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Access to Professions in Humanities Diploma Level 3 University Centre at Salford City College 2021

Once you have selected the courses you are aplying for please click the applications link Top menu bar, on the right, to continue the application process.

Applications for academic Year 21/22 open on the 12th October 2020