If you have been out of education for a while and would like to gain access to a university level qualification such as a degree, an Access course may be the best way forward for you. Access courses are equivalent to three A Levels and allow you to progress directly onto degree level courses.
You will gain the study skills, subject knowledge and confidence to progress to a Foundation Degree or Honours Degree programme either here at University Centre Somerset or at any other institution of your choice.Over 85% of our successful access students progress to university and other higher education establishments each year. Many have gone on to degree level and beyond at a range of prestigious higher education establishments and universities including:
I have learned so much during my time here, and not just about social work. The course has given me an interest in politics that I didn't have before, and I feel my general knowledge has expanded as well.
I previously worked for the Royal Mail, but after having my children wanted a career change. I didn’t want to start at the bottom so felt that returning to study was the best way to guarantee better prospects for my future.