Environmental Studies

Access to Higher Education Diploma Humanities & Social Sciences

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Access to Higher Education Diploma
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Do you have an interest in understanding, managing and protecting the world we live in, tackling some of the issues facing the world by studying human interaction with the environment? Want to study the chemical and biological processes and how they interact with the Earth and the effects on ecology and sustainability?

Are you thinking of studying for a degree in a Science-based subject but don't quite have the qualifications that you need? If so, our Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma in Environmental Science will give you that stepping-stone you need.

You'll study a wide range of topics including Energy Resources, Conservation and Countryside Management as well as applying practical skills to a Scientific Project, studying Human Activity and Environmental Degradation with Chemical and Biological Analysis.

As you balance a number of simultaneous assignments and deadlines, you'll be developing the important skills and abilities that are valued by university admissions tutors and potential employers. This includes being able to write academic essays, complete reliable research, and critically analyse documents, all of which you'll learn on this Access Diploma as you prepare for university

Applicants will require GCSEs at grade C/4 or above in both Maths and English. You can study a Maths GCSE alongside this diploma if needed.

You'll be assessed continuously throughout this Access Diploma. This will include academic essays and reports, lectures, projects, presentations, seminars and exams.

Progress on to degree-level study with our higher education partner, UCEN Manchester. Students progressing from The Manchester College will receive a cash award through the Achievers Scholarship. Click Here to explore courses and apply.

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Humanities & Social Sciences

If you’re fascinated by the way the world works and amazed at how the human mind functions, then any one of our courses in humanities and social sciences is likely to interest you and lead you to a number of exciting and extremely varied career opportunities.

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