Higher Education Introductory Studies Birkbeck, University of London

Undergraduate

Whether your interest lies in social sciences, social work, business, economics or in the arts and humanities, the Certificate of Higher Education in Higher Education Introductory Studies offers you the chance to develop the learning approaches and skills you need to successfully pursue undergraduate study. It also provides an opportunity to explore different subject areas before you decide on a particular degree.

On this course, you will have the support of established academics in the subject you are studying, as well as the opportunity to take part in additional course activities, such as our social sciences reading group. You will also be given support and guidance on making a degree application.

Progression routes are available on to several Birkbeck undergraduate degrees. The certificate is also a standalone University of London qualification, recognised by employers and universities.

Highlights

  • Progress directly into Year 2 of our BSc Social Sciences, BSc Business or BSc Geography after successfully completing this course.

  • Our academic staff are recognised authorities in their fields, delivering stimulating and relevant teaching programmes.

  • Several specialist pathways are available, so you have the opportunity to study subjects that match your interests.

  • Designed to help you become an independent learner and to meet your study skill needs if you are new to higher education, including essay writing and presentation skills.

  • In addition to Birkbeck financial support, each year we also award a number of further donor bursaries to a selection of students on this course.


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