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Access to Higher Education (AHE) programme

Springboard your academic journey

  • Access to Higher Education
  • Full Time
  • 11 Weeks
  • Start Sept 2020

Why study this programme?

This accelerated access programme is designed to help your successful transition into University of Gibraltar undergraduate programmes. This pathway programme provides you with the foundation of academic skills and knowledge needed to springboard your academic journey.
Successful completion of this Access programme will  guarantee your entry on to any one of our undergraduate programmes listed below:

Face to face teaching

We are committed to providing an excellent learning experience that is personal and participative. That’s why we have decided to continue the face-to-face delivery of our programmes this September.

COVID-19 Measures

Programme structure

The Access to Higher Education programme offers three modules:
  1. Fast track Academic English*
  2. Fast track Academic Skills
  3. Speciality modules**
    1. Mathematical Physics for Maritime Science OR
    2. Mathematics for Business
*Should you have the minimum English Language requirements, you may be able to opt-out of this module.
**Module choice will be dependent on the undergraduate programme you are interested in i.e. BSc in Maritime Science or Bachelor of Business Administration.
The programme will run as an accelerated programme allowing you to successfully transition onto our undergraduate programmes.
Runs for 11 weeks starting in September 2020.

Meet the students

  • Thomas Peñalver

    Access to Higher Education (AHE) programme

    “Delivered with the utmost level of care and support by an attentive and vocationally-driven team of lecturers; this course has helped me get back onto the academic saddle, dispelling myths and misconceptions inferred to by the adage about “old dogs” and “new tricks”.”
    Access to Higher Education (AHE) programme
  • Ivan Vinales

    Access to Higher Education (AHE) programme

    “This programme has enabled me to become more confident and proficient in numeracy skills; the lecturers are great in supporting us throughout whenever needed”
    Access to Higher Education (AHE) programme

Entry Profile

Typically, all applicants should have:
  • Minimum two Cs at AS level (24 UCAS points) or international equivalent.
English language requirements:
An overall IELTS test result of 5.5, including a minimum of 5.0 in all sub-tests.
Equivalent awards will be considered (e.g. Pearson’s Test of English, Cambridge English B2 First, Duolingo English Test, City & Guilds International ESOL 8984, or the TOEFL- IBT test of English proficiency).
If you do not meet the requirements, you can join one of our Pre-sessional English courses. Please contact us as each application is considered on a case-by-case basis.


Modules Fee
2 £3,100
3 £4,650

Note: the above fees are for the Academic year 2020/21 and are subject to indexation.



Student Accommodation

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