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Access to Higher Education - Business

Why study this course?

Access courses are ideal if you would like to enter higher education but haven't got the necessary qualifications. It is ideally suited to adults who have been out of education for some time and who need to re-learn how to study at a higher level before progressing onto a degree programme. Advanced Learning Loans are available for students aged 24 or over and if you progress onto study at degree level then this loan will be cancelled with no repayment required.

What will I study?

You will develop self confidence in your ability to learn and develop the necessary academic skills such as essay writing and research skills to prepare you for university.

On this course you will study a variety of units including:
Sectors
Introduction to Marketing
Introduction to Finance
Introduction to Accountancy
Business Sectors
Management Accounting
Business Organisations
Study Skills
Entrepreneurship
Working practices in business

NB units are subject to change.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

On completion of this course, you can progress to study HNC/HND Business at Tresham or you can go to university to study a degree-level course in a wide range of subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Course assessment is carried out through a variety of methods, including essays, projects, presentations and exams.

Are there any additional costs?

If you are aged 19 or over at the start of your course, you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan to cover the course fee of £2995. This loan is not means tested, and is only repayable once you are earning over £21,000. If you progress onto and complete a higher education programme after your Access course this loan will be cancelled and you will not have to repay your loan. If you are aged 19-23 and this is your first level 3 qualification then you will not have to pay any course fees. For further details about our fees and discounts please refer to the fees section of the website or alternatively contact our Customer Services team on 01536 413123.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

In order for learners to progress on to an undergraduate degree at a British university, it is essential that learners have achieved a minimum of a grade C in Maths and English. All applicants are advised to have a good idea of their preferred university options prior to attending the interview.

Please note that when applying for this course you will be directed to an application form to ensure that we collate the necessary information to process your application for this type of course.