This year-long course is for adults (19+) who want to study Business at degree-level but don't have the qualifications required. Completing this qualification will allow you to study degree-level Business.
It contains three mandatory modules: Finance & Law, Business Enterprise and Business Management.
Assessment includes written assignments, essays, reports, timed classwork, examinations, practical work, group discussion, and presentations. Doing these will help prepare you for university-level study.
Higher Education progression can include any subject from Business Studies. Progression is also possible to our HND Business programmes in Finance, Marketing and Law and then to our BA (Hons) Business Studies all awarded by the University of Kent.
Entry criteria for Access to Higher Education programmes require students to have both GCSE in English and Maths at Grade C or above and satisfactory performance at diagnostic assessment and interview. Some university programmes may also require other GCSEs. If you do not have the entry criteria please consider applying for the Pre Access in January when you will be given the opportunity to study for your Maths and English GCSEs. Some university programmes may also require the achievement of other GCSE subjects.
This course is validated and certificated by Laser Learning Awards. This course is approximately 14.5 hours over three days a week and is dependent on modules completed. There may be additional costs for trips. This course is eligible for a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan.