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Title: Access to Business Studies

Access to Business Studies

Access to HE Diploma in Business Studies- A Diploma designed to prepare you for degree level study at University. If you have no traditional entry qualifications, are considering a career change or want to progress in your current career then this could be the right qualification for you.

What will I learn?

The Diploma is made up of 45 graded credits at Level 3;

  • Business Communication
  • Consumer Protection Law and Business Implications
  • Developing a Business Plan
  • Marketing Principles and Implications for Business
  • Setting Up a New Small Business
  • The Nature and Context of Business
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Business Recruitment and Retention
  • Financial Planning in Business
  • Persuasion and Change in a Business/Media Context
  • IT Business Solutions
  • Consumer Law
  • Employment Law
  • Cyberpsychology
  • Social Research Methods

and 15 ungraded credits at Level 3;

  • Independent Academic Study (Business Studies)
  • Academic Study Skills
  • Skills for Study: Essay Writing (online e-learning course available for this unit)

You will have the support of a trainer who will support with online learning, support sessions and marking your work. You will learn how to produce essays, case studies, reports and presentations.

How will I be assessed?

These could include exams, written reports, presentations, essays and reflective logs.

What may it lead to?

The qualification could be useful in a range of careers from Business Administration to HR to Accounting.

Entry requirements

The Access Diploma is open to all learners but is designed to be accessible for individuals who may not have been able to consider progression to degree level study. The Access Diploma therefore provides a second chance for individuals who, for whatever reason, were not able to take full advantage of their formal secondary education. You will be required to demonstrate a good level of English and maths.

Additional Information and Other Costs

You must have access to Wi-Fi and preferably a laptop with a webcam.

Delivery Location

Delivery will be online and support will be offered by our dedicated tutor. Resources are available online and any assessments will be at our centre in Dover.

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