"I really enjoyed getting back into learning after a long time out of education. The support was excellent! I also enjoyed getting hands-on with the animals"Roxanne, Access to Higher Education
Courses to prepare learners who want to study at degree level but do not currently have the qualifications to apply. The courses provide an intensive programme covering study skills and knowledge required for chosen career paths, and delivers a qualification recognised by universities.
In order to support your application for higher education, we recommend you attain as much work experience in the field as possible. Places at universities are extremely competitive, so ensuring you give yourself the best chance at success is critical.
If you are aged 19 and over you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees, should you then go on to completed a full degree then the Access element of your student loan will be written off. So don’t let money hold you back.
FdSc or BSC (Hons) programmes in Land-based studies, Animal Studies, Equine Studies, Ecology and Conservation or Horticulture