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Access to Higher Education Courses in Guildford, Surrey

Are you thinking about getting a degree but don’t have the qualifications to get you there? 

If you're aged over 19, our Access to Higher Education courses provide a nationally recognised, non A Level route to university or higher education for mature students without formal entry requirements. They can be studied full-time over one year or part-time over two years. Choose from Business, Combined Sciences, Nursing and Healthcare.

Access to Business Studies Diploma - 2020:21
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Access to Combined Sciences Diploma - 2020:21
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Access to Nursing and Healthcare Professions Diploma - 2020:21
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Why Choose Guildford College?

  • Expert guidance – university applications and careers advice
  • Learning Resource Centre stacked with over 30,000 resources and including study zones and computers. Information is also accessible remotely and staff are on hand to help and give advice
  • Subject-specialist teaching staff, providing an excellent standard of teaching
  • Interactive teaching and learning facilities including interactive whiteboards

Day to Day in Industry

  • Discussing business objectives and strategy
  • Debating controversial topics
  • Finding out about crime and punishment, law and society in the UK today
  • Reading, researching and writing
  • Analysing books and films
  • Teaching and/or helping others

Average Salary

Once you have done your degree you could progress to professions including teaching, nursing, social work and many others. Teachers and nurses can earn between £20-35,000 depending on experience, rising to higher than this for more senior positions. Starting salaries for social workers are typically around £20,000, rising to between £26-40,000 in positions of more responsibility.

Moving On

The College offers a wide variety of Foundation Degrees, HNDs and Degrees or you could move on to a university of your choice. Our Access courses are designed to provide entry to a wide range of subject areas including teacher training, social work, law, nursing, English, business studies, history, philosophy, psychology, sociology, politics, or other subjects at university.


Student Soundbites

Dennis MUbaiwa


“The support and encouragement I received at Guildford College was incredible, and I hope I'm not being clichéd when I say the work you are doing is changing lives.”

Dennis Mubaiwa, Access to Humanities

01483 44 85 00

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