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  • Course Code AMQ00YBLF3
  • Duration One year
  • FT/PT Full time
  • Campus Lowestoft Campus

Access to Social Science and Social Care

The course consists of:
Mandatory units
15 ungraded credits

  • HE Study Skills (Level 3, 6 credits, ungraded)
  • IT Skills (Level 3, 6 credits, ungraded)
  • Managing Data and Research Methods (Level 3, 6 credits, ungraded)

18 credits from mandatory units

  • Introduction to Psychology (Level 3, 6 credits)
  • Introduction to Sociology and Social Policy (Level 3, 6 credits)
  • Understanding Individual Differences and Atypical Behaviour (Level 3, 6 credits)

Social Care Pathway

  • Developmental Psychology (Level 3, 9 credits)
  • Social Psychology (Level 3, 9 credits)
  • Theory and Practice - Working with Children and Young People (Level 3, 9 credits)
  • Theory and Practice - Working with Adults at Risk in Social Care (Level 3, 9 credits)

Social Science Pathway

You will select three from the following:

  • Cultural and Historical Studies (Level 3, 9 credits)
  • Globalisation, Peace, Terrorism and International Relations (Level 3, 9 credits)
  • Developmental Psychology (Level 3, 9 credits)
  • Social Psychology (Level 3, 9 credits)
  • Theory and Practice - Working with Children and Young People (Level 3, 9 credits)
  • Theory and Practice - Working with Adults at Risk in Social Care. (Level 3, 9 credits)
To find out more about Access courses click here.

Requirements

Your application will be assessed on your individual achievements and experience. You will need to be working at Level 2 English and maths, as GCSE grade Cs are required for university.

Assessment

Assessment is through assignments and short answer exam papers (two units).

Progression

Employment opportunities can include support worker, social worker, family support workers and inclusion officers to name a few.

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