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Access to HE Diploma (International Relations) Rules of Combination and Approved Unit List (2017-18)

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Information for learners

Is this the right qualification for you?

The Access to Higher Education Diploma (International Relations) is a Level 3 qualification which prepares people without traditional qualifications for study at university.

It is designed for:

  • adults with a current or previous role or interest in international relations;
  • adults who, because of social, educational or individual circumstances, were unable to participate in or benefit from initial education;
  • adults from groups under-represented in higher education;
  • adults seeking a change of direction because of unemployment or lack of career opportunities in their previous field and who have a demonstrable interest in entering an international relations related profession.

Learners primarily progress to Higher Education study in areas related to International Relations. These may include some of the following areas of Degree level study: Development Studies, International Relations with Criminology, International Relations with Sociology, Politics, Politics and International Relations, Social Science, Economics and Public Policy, Economics and a wide range of combined and related Degrees.

Answers to common questions about studying for an Access to HE Diploma, including the structure, entry requirements and fees, can be found on our What is Access to HE page.

Where can you study this Access to HE Diploma?

Morley College

You can also study for an Access to HE Diploma in Social Science, Humanities and Social Science, or Law.

Information for centres

How can we deliver this qualification?

You can enquire about becoming an approved centre for delivering Access to HE Diplomas by completing the Centre Approval Enquiry Form

You can find out more about the delivery of the Access to HE Diploma by reading our Access to HE Brochure and the OCN London Access to HE Diploma Guide.

What does OCN London offer?

About Us

OCN London is a leading national Access Validating Agency and Awarding Organisation. We put learner needs at the very heart of our service and certificate thousands of learners who achieve our Access to HE Diplomas every year.