Access to Higher Education Diplomas

Learn about
> website development
> program control
> structures and procedures using Python
> database design & implementation
> networking fundamentals
> operating systems and systems management
> statistics plus writing standard English and examination skills and how to apply for HE.

  • Entry requirements

    You must be 19 years or above with a relevant Level 2 qualification. If you do not have GCSEs in English and/or maths at grade 4 (grade C) or above you will take a formal test in those subjects. ICT skills are essential and you will have a College interview and may also be required to sit an Access test.

  • Who is the course for?

    Access courses are designed for learners who have been out of education for some time and do not have the formal qualifications normally required for entry to further and higher education who want to study computing and progress to university level.

  • Study methods

    Lectures, group work, workshops, assignments, presentations and timed assessments. Students will also be expected to undertake 10-15 hours of individual study.

  • How is the course assessed?

    Assessment for each credit will involve a variety of activities, which include oral presentations, projects essays, practical class work and timed examinations.

  • More information

    Last updated: 31 October 2019

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    BTEC Level 4 HNC in Computing at Uxbridge College, an IT-related course or a full or part-time degree.

  • How to apply

    To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2023

Starts 11 September 2023

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Hayes Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00