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Qualification name Access to HE Diploma (Business)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Ascentis
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 19th September 2023
Cost £3,302.00
Cost description The fee stated for this course is the 19+ fee provided by the ESFA for courses starting in September 2021. We expect the 2022 fee to be similar so please use this as an approximation for fees until we are provided with the new costings from the ESFA.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

"Looking to break into the world of business? Are you keen to embark on a degree in this area but don’t currently meet the entry requirements for higher education? Our Access to Higher Education Diploma in Business will give you a grounding in this subject along with a widely recognised qualification (equivalent to A-Levels) that will enable you to advance to the next level of study. Licensed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), this is a Level 3 qualification designed for adult learners who are either returning to education or who left school without the necessary qualifications for undergraduate study. The Diploma in Business is designed to build both your academic skills and knowledge specific to the business arena. Alongside learning how to write essays or reports and prepare for exams, you will also study a wide range of business topics including marketing, finance, management and business strategy, as well as completing research projects. Throughout the course, you will receive superb support from our dedicated team of expert tutors and support staff to aid your development. By completing this business diploma, you will gain a recognised Level 3 qualification that will help you progress to undergraduate study and future careers in a wide variety of areas, from marketing and retail or finance and accounting to law, human resources and management."

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Please refer to the University College Birmingham course page for specific entry requirements.

View the key features of this course.

"Introduction to Business Studies Business and Organisation Structures Principles of Business Strategy Business Studies Research Project Introduction to Marketing Principles of Marketing Strategy Marketing Research Project Business Finance Cash Flow Forecasting Investigating Management Introduction to Economics Study Skills Further Study Skills"

Find out what material you will need.

No equipment required.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will be assessed using a variety of methods including coursework assignments, examinations and projects. Each unit can be assessed by one or more assignments. If you have achieved all of the Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria then you will pass the unit. It can then be graded, which allows for each unit to be achieved at Pass, Merit or Distinction.

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Address Summer Row
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Phone 0121 604 1000
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