Access to Higher Education
Access to Higher Education - Social Work (September 2023 Start)
The Access to HE Diploma (Social Work) aims to develop your understanding of complex relationships between people and society, explore social injustice and inequality and examine the role of social workers. Whilst learning about social policy, people and society, you will also have the opportunity to develop communication and report writing skills.
What Will I Learn
How Will I Be Assessed
The Access to Higher Education Diploma is predominantly based upon continuous assessment (coursework). There will be a variety of teaching methods used throughout the course, including individual practical work, small group exercises, on-line research, group presentations, whole-class teaching and peer assessment. You will be supported and encouraged to develop and practice the skills that will enable you to become an independent learner and fully prepare you for Higher Education.
The assessment methodology will take a variety of forms including:
- Timed Assessment/End Test
- Presentations (with hand-outs/notes)
- Case Study
- Independent Research Study