Access to Higher Education Diploma - (Business and Management) - City of Wolverhampton College

Access to Higher Education Diploma – (Business and Management)

Access to Higher Education Diploma – (Business and Management)

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Access to Higher Education Diploma – (Business and Management)

If you want to pursue a career in Business or Management but lack the necessary qualifications to go to university, the Access to Higher Education Diploma (Business and Management) will give you the skills you need to progress to a degree.

The Access to Higher Education Diploma is widely recognised by universities and bridges the gap between your existing education and what is needed to study at degree level.

This intensive programme is for learners who wish to further their studies in a business-related subject and provides the underpinning skills to enable students to return to the world of learning by building the skills and confidence necessary for success in higher education and future careers.

To succeed on this course you will need to be committed and focused and have a zest for learning, as well as good time management skills, particularly if you work and have family responsibilities.

Before you embark on the course it is important that you know what you want to study at university, have thoroughly researched your chosen course and attended university open days.

If you want to pursue a career in business, Access to Higher Education Diploma (Business and Management) will set you on the road to a great career.

To apply for this course you are required to have:

  • English and maths at Level 2 (eg GCSE grade 4/C or above / equivalent Functional Skills qualification depending on individual university requirements)*

In addition, you will be required to how commitment to the course and be motivated and determined to be successful on this intensive programme of study

*Applicants without this level of qualification will be required to complete a diagnostic assessment to determine their level of maths skills and knowledge and, if necessary, study for the Level 2 qualification alongside the Access course.

You will study a range of modules including 

  • Business
  • Management
  • Human Resources  
  • Finance 
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Hospitality

You will also develop your ICT skills and learn study techniques to prepare you for higher education

 

By studying this course you will:

  • Develop your understanding of the underpinning skills, knowledge and academic conventions needed for higher education
  • Learn how to research, design, plan and write educational assignments as well as developing your critical and evaluative thinking skills
  • Develop an appreciation for the promotion of active reading to identify relevant information and take part in discussions and debates based on informed reading
  • Develop your analytical skills to give you the confidence to participate in verbal and written educational debate
  • Develop your practical skills and appreciate the need for attention to detail

Assessment is through a combination of assignments and examinations. Assignments may include: essays, presentations, group work, discussions and peer observations

  • Progress into higher education to study business- and management-related courses at university including business management, accounting and finance, human resources and other business-related fields
  • Find employment in a relevant field

Throughout the programme you will benefit from:

  • A subject specialist tutor and a personal tutor who can support you with any course or pastoral issues during your time on the programme.
  • Sessions focussing on the development of academic skills and preparation for higher education
  • You will also take part in field trips enabling you to see the world of business at significant locations.

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04/09/2023

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