Psychology is the researched based scientific study of human behaviour. You will learn about Psychological theories and how they are applied to a range of behaviours and conditions including Stress, Criminality, Atypical behaviours and more.
Sociology is the researched based scientific study of human societies and cultures. You will learn about Sociological Perspectives and how they are applied to a range cultural aspects including Crime and Deviance and Culture and Identity.
History is a broad subject and the Access course provides an opportunity to study two different and distinct periods through a focus on both the Tudor Age and a 20th Century Modern World case study. You will consider a wide range of social, political and religious issues within a British and an international context. The course provides an opportunity to learn about different historical interpretations and to develop important source skills through the use of primary evidence. You will also have the opportunity to carry out a personal study on an historical topic of your own choosing in an enjoyable and creative way
Where will it take me?
Students who have achieved the Access to Humanities diploma have progressed onto a wide range of subjects and universities including Law, Primary Teaching, Sociology, Business Management, Linguistics, Psychology, for example. Universities attended include Exeter, Plymouth, Marjon, Bath, Nottingham, Cardiff and Royal Holloway. Students who wish to study locally have remained at Truro College which has a range of HE choices and others have attended the Tremough Campus for Exeter and Falmouth based degree courses.
Access to Higher Education: Humanities, Teaching & Law