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ACCESS Certificate In HE (UU) In Combined Social & Behavioural Science

Course Code: C4016
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
22 Jun 19

The Cert HE in Combined Social & Behavioural Sciences is a 2 year level 4 higher education course which is the equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree course. This course is validated by Ulster University and, following successful completion of our programme, our students are eligible to apply to Year 2 of a number of Ulster’s BSc Honours Programmes including Psychology, Social Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy and Sociology and Criminology.  It is also a stand-alone qualification. Our students may also apply for Year 2 at other universities; however it is the student’s responsibility to check the admissions policies of individual universities.  Students who successfully complete the course may also progress to Further and Higher Education courses within Belfast Met, including HND and Foundation Degree Programmes.

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

This course will allow you to apply for Year 2 entry to a range of related academic or vocational courses. For example: Criminology; Psychology; Social Policy; Sociology; Social Psychology, Health and Social Policy.
This course may be used as an Access course and will allow you to apply for Year 1 entry to the above and to a wider range of academic or vocational courses including; Nursing; Social Anthropology; Social Work; Youth and Community Work.

Entry Requirements

One level 3 qualification (A-Level equivalent) is a pre-requisite for entry onto this course.

It would be an advantage (but not essential) to have a background in A-levels and/or the social and behavioural sciences.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Contact Information

Course Co-ordinator: Annette Comerford

Tel: 028 9026 5086 E-mail: [email protected]