Level 3 Access to HE Diploma (Business Studies)


Entry Requirements

On the day of interview you will undertake maths and English assessments to assess your eligibility for the programme. You must be 19 years or older to start this course.

You are advised to have level 2 English and maths for this course. If you do not already have them you should join an English & maths functional skills course while undertaking your Access course. You will need L2 English and maths to apply to University.

You should have an interest in Business Studies and an intention to pursue a Business related degree on completion of the course.

What's Involved

If you are 19+, want to study computing at University, then why not get in touch and talk to us – we have what you need to get started – and with an advanced learner loan, any fees you pay will be written off when you graduate with your Degree – so you willl get this course for free!

The One Awards Access to HE Diploma (Business Studies) is a nationally recognised qualification with common requirements relating to the description of student achievement.

The course is a credit-based, graded qualification and requirements relate to both the award of credit and to the award of grades.

In order to obtain the full Access Diploma you will need to obtain 15 credits at level 3 from common core units. In addition you will need to obtain 45 credits at level 3 from computing units.

Attendance: Three days a week

The units you will study are

Common Core:

- Access Project

- Study Skills

- Researching and Understanding Opportunities for Study in Higher Education

Business Studies Units:

- Human Resource Management

- Human Organisations

- Financial Planning

- Management Functions

- The Marketing Environment

- Business Environment

(Subject to approval from QAA)

Course Assessment Method

You will be assessed through a wide range of assessments, this includes written assignments such as essays and reports, presentations, tests, group work and activities

What's Next

The course is designed to allow progression into Higher Education

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

What does it Cost?

This course qualifies for an Advanced Learning Loan. Full details on the www.studentfinancedirect.co.uk

You may also wish to seek advice from our Student Services team on 01325 503030

Student finance England will write off any Advanced Learning Loan balances you may owe for an Access to H.E course once you have completed a Higher Education course.

Course fees are payable to Darlington College.

Course costs (subject to confirmation):

19-23 - £3384.00

24+ £3384.00

Course Information
Qualification Type: Access to HE Diploma (Business Studies)
Level: Level 3
Awarding Body: ONE AWARDS
Academic Year: 21/22
Start Date: September 2021

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