Business Access to Higher Education
Start Date: 13th September 2021
More about the course
Are you looking to start a high-flying career in the world of business? Do you want to know more about strategy building, performance management and finance? If you want to get into business, the Access to HE Business and Technology course is for you.
Studying alongside industry-experienced tutors, you'll cover topics such as Business Studies, Principles of Business Strategy and Performance Management and Business Finance as well as IT skills such as Application Software and Computer Systems.
This diverse course is ideal for anyone who has an interest in business and wants to take their studies exciting area further. If you have a strategic mind, sign up for the Access to HE Business and Technology course today.
- GCSEs at Grade 4 or above in English and maths.
You will also need to attend an entry test and interview to assess your suitability and potential for the course.
If English is not your first language, you will also need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above.
What will I achieve?
If you complete this course successfully, you will receive an Ascentis Access to HE Diploma in Business and Technology.
What will I learn?
- Introduction to Business Studies
- Principles of Business Strategy
- Performance Management and Business Finance
You will study IT skills to support your business studies. e.g. making spreadsheets, databases and presentations. Units include:
- Introduction to Application Software
- Computer Systems
Statistical and Mathematical Methods (SAMM)
- Introduction to Numerical and Algebraic Methods
- Foundations in Statistics
- Statistical Skills and Techniques
- CVs, mock interviews, UCAS and personal statements
- Time management and organisation skills
- Presentation skills and reflecting on own performance
How is the course taught?
- Personal study
- Study clinics
How am I assessed?
- Written assignments
- End-of-unit tests
Where can I progress?
This course will help to to progress onto a Level 4 course or degree programme.
If you are aged 16-18 when you begin your course you are likely to be eligible for free tuition. Detailed information can be found within the financial support section.
If you are aged 19+ the cost of the course will depend on your circumstances. Our support pages can help you determine your suitability.