Access to HE Diplomas - Online Courses

Access to HE Diplomas Online Courses

West London College offer a range of Access to Higher Education Courses in Education, Health, Science, Social Science, Humanities and Social Work. The categories above contain various pathways that allow you to specialise in your chosen subject.

A way of getting into university

All Access to Higher Education Diplomas are designed to help learners further their education to University level. You may not have the right qualification because the subjects you studied when younger are now no longer relevant, or you may not have got the right qualifications for other reasons, these courses provide another route, so you can get to university with a Access to Higher Education Diploma.


It is very important to check, with the university of your choice, that they will accept the Access to Higher Education Diploma course you have chosen. You need to ensure it meets with their entrance criteria for the university degree you want to eventually study. It makes sense to choose the degree, and the place of study first, then work back to the most suitable Access to Higher Education course.

English and Maths

You will need English and Maths GCSE grade C (or equivalent) to get to most universities across the UK, so this is also a requirement that needs to be met before you can start any of our Access to Higher Education Diploma courses.

West London College online courses use cutting-edge technology

Our training materials are engaging, current and interactive. All the learning materials are on PEARL, our hi-tech Virtual Learning Environment. Courses are a ‘content rich’ mixture of text, case studies, graphics, spreadsheets, videos, quizzes, games and more.

Join our learning community

Whilst studying an Access to Higher Education Diploma with us, you will be supported by an Assessor and you will receive further support from your peers thanks to our online learning community. There will be opportunities to network, create personal and employer profiles, build a CV, and showcase your talents.

Fit your study around your life

You can study our Access to Higher Education Diploma qualifications 24/7 on our cutting edge IT platform. - PEARL The array of realworld examples, self tests and assessments, contained in the learning materials, will help you acquire real and practical knowledge and skills. You can study at times that fit in with your lifestyle, around your other commitments.

Explore our Access to Higher Education Diploma courses and take the next step in your career.

Government backed loan could fund your course

All our RQF courses, ones (carrying the 19+ icon) attract 19+ Advanced Learner Loan funding, which you can apply for through our site. This kind of loan can cover the cost of your fees and doesn’t have to be paid back until you are earning £21,000 a year or over.