Do you want to advance your knowledge in technology studies and fast track to university in just 9 months?
This course enables you to gain an understanding of the world of computing, either for improved career progression or for those who wish to develop their learning as a step towards Higher Education. It is possible to study a number of specialist units in computing that would enable you to develop your skills.
Modules for the course may include:
The Access to Higher Education in Computing would be appropriate for students wishing to move on to study or work in a number of fields including: business and ICT, computer sciences, games software development, IT professional and digital media production.
If you haven't been in education for some time or didn't gain any formal qualifications at school or college, don't worry, whilst you won't need to have GCSE Maths and/or English to get onto this course, you might need them to apply for the university course of your choice (so please check this out). We can offer you the opportunity to study either GCSE Maths or English alongside your Diploma and will talk to you about this at one of our Admissions Days. There is no upper age limit for this course as we believe everyone should have the chance to achieve their ambitions, but you do need to be 19+ to apply.
Contact our dedicated Student Services team on 01226 776000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The course fees are £3,022 and most students cover this cost by applying for an Advanced Learner Loan.Further information and details on how to apply/eligibility can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan/overview)
Northern College is specifically for adults wishing to return to education and is rated as Outstanding by Ofsted.The college is housed in the magnificent grade 1 listed building of Wentworth Castle surrounded by National Trust gardens and parkland which offers the unique experience of studying as a residential student which is great preparation for moving onto university.
It boasts an on-site Children's Centre which offers childcare for babies above 6 months and children up to 5 (subject to availability) and offers tailored support to reflect your needs as a student and an award winning Library and Learning Support Centre.
In 2018/19 the Access to Higher Education courses celebrated a 100% pass rate.
'Lovely college, great teachers, great support! I'm so happy I attended this course, it has helped me to grow as a person and achieve a better education.'
For more information please visit the Access to Higher Education Diploma page on our website
Course Fee: £3022*
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