Access to Higher Education Diplomas

Aged 19+ and don’t have the traditional entry requirements to take on a degree-level course? Let us help you access your dream career.

The Access to Higher Education Diploma is designed for those who:

  • Do not have ‘traditional’ qualifications (such as A Levels)
  • Have been out of education for some time
  • Are looking to return to education whilst being employed in the sector
  • Are seeking qualifications to gain employment in a new area
  • Are preparing to study at a higher level in a subject area

Our Access pathways are in:

Health Science Professions

Criminal Justice

From September 2021, we will be offering an additional pathway in:


For more information about our Access programmes, please contact our Higher Education team on 01757 211114 or email