This one year course prepares adult learners who want to study at degree level but do not currently have the qualifications to apply. They are specifically designed to give you the foundation skills and knowledge to go on and study a degree.

The diploma provides an intensive programme covering study skills and knowledge required for chosen career paths, and delivers a qualification recognised by universities.

Successful students have gone on to study social work, dental hygiene, primary school teaching, paramedical science, midwifery and mental health nursing. The course can also open doors to areas of study such as veterinary medicine, history, criminology and law.