Access to Higher Education
Access to Higher Education
Access to Higher Education

Access to Higher Education

Study for a Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma course with Adult Education Wolverhampton and this time next year you could be at university studying for a degree.


Subject Information

95% of our students progress to university each year to start on the path to the career of their dreams. Adult Education Wolverhampton offers the following subjects:

  • Business and Law
  • Health Professionals
  • Public Services and Policing
  • Social Science (Social Work)

We have excellent links with a wide range University in the West Midlands. Students are invited to join regular events delivered by their curriculum staff and students on the Health Professionals course use their state-of-the-art science laboratories and equipment.

What will you learn on the course?

  • Learn more about the main subject areas, such as Sociology, Criminology, Health, Biology and Psychology
  • Develop your academic skills, such as essay and report writing, researching and referencing, and effective communication skills & presentational skills

Apply today to Relight Your Future and get on the track to university.

As well as giving you the skills to progress to university or further learning these courses will help you to think creatively, solve problems and provide you with the transferable skills useful for everyday life and for any job.

Potential future jobs may include becoming a nurse, paramedic, mid-wife, social worker, psychologist, teacher, solicitor, personal assistant and much more.

The Pre Access course is a level 2 certificate in Skills for Further Learning. This course provides students with the academic skills in order to progress onto one of our Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diplomas.

Students studying Pre Access, achieved 94% Pass rate with 100% progressing to English, maths or Access to Higher Education Diplomas in September 2023.

Students following a Pre Access course will gain a thorough understanding of a health, nursing and social policy, social work, psychology, biology and study skills subjects, which students have said "prepares them academically when completing and achieving the Access to higher education diploma".

How to enrol

We offer enrolment on many courses at different times throughout the year and also deliver courses at community locations across the city.

You can apply for a course in the following ways:

Find out more about how to enrol here.