This course is designed to support your development in academic writing, research etc. as well as industry standard skills within Business.
The course will enable you to progress to university to study either a Foundation degree or Honours degree in Business.
Funding for Access HE courses is available via student loans. For those of you who progress to university and pass your degree, the loan cost of the Access HE Diploma will be written off. Further information on this can be provided at interview.
Students wishing to enrol on the Access course must be 19 by September 1st in the year the course starts.
Students must hold a level 2 pass in English and maths before enrolling onto an Access to HE course. This would be an A-C (9-4) in GCSE’s or Level 2 functional skills.
Assesment TypesDifferent forms of questioning is carried out on an on-going part of the assessment process and you will be required to produce reports as part of your studies. In addition to face to face teaching, you will be expected to commit time to online learning and assessment via coursework.
Some of the units you will study:
- Academic writing
- Research skills
- Communication skills
- Computing in IT organisations
- Website development
- Systems analysis
- Principles of management
- Human resources
Careers/ProgressionMany students on Access courses go on to study at university, with a large number finding fulfilling new careers and experiencing life-changing opportunities.