Access to Higher Education inBusiness

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The Access to HE Business option aims to develop your business and legal skills through learning that incorporates practical issues and bridges the gap between theoretical and work-based placement. This pathway may be constructed from a range of units in business, management, and other related areas.

Course Content

All of our Access to HE qualifications establish the foundations for further study and provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in your chosen field. The Access to HE Business qualification is made up of Level 3 units totalling 60 credits. 54 of these credits are mandatory, while 6 can be chosen from a variety of optional units.



  • Introduction to Business Organisations
  • Marketing Research and Strategies
  • Leadership and Management
  • HE Study Skills
  • Changes in the Business Environment
  • Research Project

Entry Requirements

Minimum GCSE English Language at grade 4/C and level 2 English diagnostics. GCSE Maths at grade 4/C or above is desirable but not essential.

Assessment Methods

Progression Opportunities

Following the successful completion of an Access course, you will have the option of either moving into full-time employment or progressing on to Higher Education. Should you choose the latter, we’ll provide you with information, advice and guidance to help you to find and apply for a course that meets your needs and aspirations.


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Key Facts



Course Duration:

1 Year

College Course Code:

  • 20/21UFH1031
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