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If you missed out on a formal qualification at college, an Access to Higher Education Diploma can provide you with a route to university-level courses (higher education) faster than you might think.

  • Course lasts just one year (full-time); or two years (part-time)
  • Hundreds of former students have gone on to university
  • Improves your confidence, refreshes your skills and unlocks new ones
  • No upfront tuition fees with a student loan
  • Student loans are written off when you complete a higher education course

Your choice of diplomas are in a range of subjects, all designed so you’ll have a head-start on a university-level course. Your diploma could be the first step in careers as diverse as nursing, criminology, teaching, pharmaceuticals, journalism and many more.

Studying at Farnborough

You'll benefit from small class sizes and specialist staff. Our experienced team also teach on University Centre Farnborough’s degrees – giving you valuable insight into your next step onto higher education.

You'll also be studying in excellent facilities, including an industry-standard laboratory and state-of-the art library in our new University Centre building.

Access 5With over 25 years’ experience in delivering this course, we understand that mature students have other commitments so we build support and flexibility in to our course design.

To help you succeed, we also offer:

  • A part-time study option, delivered across two years
  • On-site childcare
  • Support with university applications
  • Access to our impartial Careers Adviser

Discover which course you could be studying from the options below and join us at an open event or taster day to begin your journey into higher education.