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'Access to...'
  • access
  • healthandsocialcare
  • science

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  • Mode of study:

    Full Time

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Awarding/validation body:


Course Overview

This is a qualification designed for:

  • adults who are interested in Criminology, Law or Sociology.
  • The Access to Social Science Level 2 course is delivered over two or three days.


Access to Science Level 2 is well established and is a progression pathway to Access to HE Diploma at level 3.

  • GCSE English at Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths at Level 1
  • Law units
  • Sociology units
  • Digital Skills
  • Preparation for Progression to HE


Students must be completely committed to hard work and are required to maintain full attendance (100%) throughout the course.

Course Highlights

We offer fantastic extra-curricular activities such as Macmillan fund raising and Walking for health at Macmillan Resource Centre at Croydon University Hospital and many more volunteering opportunities to support your Personal Statement and CV.

Education Outreach Programme – Employability training workshops with the Ministry of Defence Education Outreach Programme. At least eight successful Access level 2 students will be invited to attend the Ministry of Defence awards celebration in Whitehall in June.

Students will have the opportunity to review their progression journey with The National Careers Service.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

Internal progression to Access Level 3 upon successful completion of all Level 2 units at Croydon College, progressing towards their career goals in friendly and familiar surroundings.


Class tutors will use a variety of assessment methods: formal reports, presentations, written assessments, in-class and practice assessments under controlled conditions.

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be required to take an English and Mathematics paper-based assessment, regardless of previous qualifications.

All applicants will be interviewed to ensure that the course is the right choice based on previous educational and work experience. Every student will need to provide at least one satisfactory reference to support their application.

How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.