There are three options of study at HNC

A Level

We offer and extensive range of A Level courses here at HNC. Students studying at the College can opt to study a full time A Level programme, or a blended programme consisting of A Levels and Applied courses. See the graphic below to see how you can create a study programme tailored to your abilities and ambitions.


Applied 

Our Applied qualifications are offered as 1, 2 or 3 A Level equivalents, so you can opt to study them as a full time study programme, or as part of a blended programme.  On successful completion of these qualifications, students are ready to progress to Higher Education or employment.

 

Applied

Assessment

Value after one year of study

Value after two years of study

Applied Certificate/ Extended Certificate

By coursework, controlled assessment and examination

Certificate:

0.5 A Level

Extended Certificate:

1 A Level

Applied Extended Certificate/Foundation Diploma

By coursework, controlled assessment and examination

Extended Certificate:

1 A Level

Foundation Diploma:

2 A levels

Applied Diploma/Extended Diploma

By coursework, controlled assessment and examination

Diploma:

1.5 A Levels

Extended Diploma:

3 A Levels


Pre-Applied - (previously known as Level 2)

Pre-Applied courses are Intermediate Level study, equivalent to GCSEs. These access courses are full time, one year long study programmes, which will prepare you for your next steps- though for some students, you may also re-sit your GCSE Maths and/or GCSE English Language qualifications alongside this course. On successful completion, most students studying a Pre-Applied course at HNC are ready to progress to one of our Applied courses.

Pre-Applied

Assessment

Value after one year of study

GCSE

Mostly by examination

1 GCSE

Extended Certificate

Mostly by coursework/some examination

3 GCSEs

 


 

CHOOSING THE RIGHT COMBINATION OF COURSES FOR YOU

Below you can see how you can build the perfect study programme for you. 

 

 

 

 
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