Pre Access Level 2 in Social Science & Humanities

Key Course Information

Level 2 Discount available

This Pre-Access course is a 36 week preparatory course for students that wish to study on an Access programme at Level 3 but wish to develop their academic skills and knowledge base beforehand.  

The course provides an introduction to subjects studied within our Access provisions, and a deep focus is placed on developing your ability to research, produce and present academic assessments. 

Entry Requirements

  • A good level of English (equivalent to level 2 – qualification not essential)
  • Competent ICT skills
  • We require students to complete an English and Maths qualification alongside the Pre Access course (if necessary).

What Books And Equipment Do I Need?

Access to a computer and the internet, reading lists will be given to you during the course.

Where will I Study?

The course is held at the Kensington Centre, Wornington Road, London W10 5QQ.

What will I learn?

The course comprises of 17 units, you will be required to complete all work within specified deadlines over the 36 weeks. Some topics include;

  • Learning Skills
  • Research Skills
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Essay Writing

How will I be taught?

You will have three 3 hours sessions per week: Introduction to Social Science and Humanities, Psychology and Personal Development and Academic Skills. Applicants should allow an additional 3 hours per week to complete homework and assessment tasks.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through a variety of techniques including essays, presentations, booklets and group tasks.

What can I do next?

Candidates who have successfully achieved the Pre Access course will be encouraged to sit an assessment for an Access course at Level 3.  


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