Access to Higher Education Diploma Art & Design & Photography
Access to Higher Education
About the course
Access to Higher
Education Diplomas are
for mature students who
missed out on a formal
qualification, but would
like to return to study
and achieve a nationally
The aim of the course is to provide students with a
route into higher education at university or college
and is the equivalent of two to three A Levels. The
course takes one year to complete if studied full
time, or two years part time.
On CompletionThese courses provide a route to higher education
at university, with previous students choosing to
study a fast-track degree here at University Centre
Farnborough or applying to study elsewhere.
This course is designed for mature students, normally aged 21 or over, who have had sufficient life/work experience between leaving school and starting the programme. As this is a Level 3 qualification acceptance onto the course is based on aptitude and commitment following an interview process which includes formal testing. GCSE English and Mathematics, prior to starting the course, are highly desirable as many universities require these for entry.