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Behavioural Sciences/Psychology CAVA Access to HE Diploma

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College Camborne - 16 September 2024
LEVEL
Level 3 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
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ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Behavioural Sciences/Psychology CAVA Access to HE Diploma

Woman visiting and elderly person at home showing their credentials Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. There is a very high level of academic and personal support throughout the course, which can help if you need to combine study with part-time employment and family commitments.



This course is ideal for those who want to re-train or re-direct their lives into psychology, social science and many other behaviour related university courses.

Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

What you will learn

You will study a range of units at level 3 (equivalent to an A level). Each unit is worth 3 credits. For successful completion of the Access course you will need 60 credits overall. The 60 credits are made up of 45 credits from your main subject (psychology and one science) and 15 credits from your core units, which are designed to prepare you for academic study at university level.

Entry requirements

You will need Level 2 qualifications in Mathematics and English Language.

Assessment

Assessment will be via coursework, presentations or in class assessments depending on the unit you are studying.

Progression

Students can progress onto university degrees in a range of science based studies, including: psychology and biomedical sciences.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


You will study a range of units at level 3 (equivalent to an A level). Each unit is worth 3 credits. For successful completion of the Access course you will need 60 credits overall. The 60 credits are made up of 45 credits from your main subject (psychology and one science) and 15 credits from your core units, which are designed to prepare you for academic study at university level.

You will need Level 2 qualifications in Mathematics and English Language.

Assessment will be via coursework, presentations or in class assessments depending on the unit you are studying.

Students can progress onto university degrees in a range of science based studies, including: psychology and biomedical sciences.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


Dates & Locations

16-19 Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 16 September 2024
  • Tuition Fees: £3384.00* - FREE for school leavers
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

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Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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