Fircroft College of Adult Education | Birmingham, West Midlands

The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Sciences and Humanities) opens doors to many different careers…

The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Sciences and Humanities) enables you to fulfil academic and career goals you may never have thought possible...

Our learning, residential and social environment provides the ideal preparation for university life.

Newman University in Birmingham,  the University of Birmingham,  Birmingham City University, Wolverhampton University,  Oxford Brookes University, University of Worcester, University of Nottingham – these are just some of the universities our students have gone on to study at.

University subjects taken by our students include:

  • English
  • History
  • Sociology
  • Criminology
  • Business Studies

Beyond university, our students go on to enjoy a very varied and rewarding range of careers including:

  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Counselling
  • Youth & Community Work

Here’s what some of our alumni say about studying the Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Sciences and Humanities) at Fircroft.

I had a great experience, all staff and my fellow students were brilliant and I met some greatpeople in this college. I will miss you Fircroft.  - Shafiq Ur-Rehman – Read Shafiq’s case study

My time at Fircroft has been an amazing experience and a much-needed opportunity to achieve something in my life. It gave me confidence in my social and academic abilities, as well as improving my self-esteem about my future – Scott Richardson – read Scott’s case study.

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