The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification, licensed by the QAA and accepted by Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).

Access to Higher Education Diplomas:

A

Africana Studies

Allied Health Professions

Art, Design & Media

B

Business

Business with English

Business with Mathematics

Business with Technology

C

Childhood Studies

Computing

Construction

Counselling & Psychology 

Creative Arts 

E

Education Professions

Engineering Science

F

Food Technology 

Forensic Science 

H

Health & Social Care Professions

Health Sciences and Well-being

Humanities

Humanities with Mathematics

J

Journalism and Media 

L

Law 

Land Based Studies 

Learning Disability 

M

Medicine

Midwifery 

Music Technology and Production 

N

Nursing 

Nursing & Midwifery

P

Paramedic Studies 

Policing and Criminal Justice 

Primary Teaching

R

Radiography 

S

Science

Social Science

Sports Studies

T

Tourism 

W

Web Design and Digital Media 

To view the Access to Higher Education Diploma Rules of Combination click here

Who are these qualifications for?

The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is for learners aged 19+ who do not have the qualifications required to enter HE. Each year around 30,000 learners in the UK take Access programmes and many go on to succeed in HE and embark on life changing new careers.

Click here to read a learners review on Access to HE.

Why should I choose Ascentis?

  • Ascentis produced Assignment Briefs and Exams
  • Free Training
  • Over 35 Diploma Titles
  • Subject Expert Moderators
  • Designated Account Manager and Customer Support Assistant
  • Pre-Access Pathways

Where can my learners go from here?

Our qualifications are designed to allow learners to study at degree level.

How do I get started?

For more information on how to deliver our Access to HE qualifications, or to move your Access to HE provision to Ascentis, or to request a visit to your centre, please contact Melanie Porritt on 01524 845046. Alternatively you can email Melanie by clicking here 

If you wish to download a copy of any  Access to HE specification and the corresponding assignment briefs and are already a registered centre with Ascentis you can download from Quartz Web.  Further information about how to access them and use Quartz Web can be found here.