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Are you looking to study a degree but do not have the required entry qualifications?

Our one-year, nationally recognised, Access to Higher Education (HE) qualifications are designed to prepare you for degree-level study. 

Each Access to Higher Education (HE) qualification is tailored to a specific subject area, so whether you are looking for a career change or to unlock further career opportunities, Access to Higher Education is a great first step to achieving this. 

We offer a number of pathways including:

Study Now, Pay Later

You may also be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the fees for an Access to HE qualification. If you then successfully complete a degree, you don’t have to repay the outstanding loan for the Access to HE qualification. For more information, visit our dedicated page here.

Don't have the entry requirements for Access to HE?

Don't worry! We also offer a Pre-Access qualification, which will support you to develop your skills and confidence, ready for Access to HE: