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Access to HE – Business Studies

OVERVIEW

The Access to HE Diploma (Business) sets out to offer adult returners a coherent, integrated and supported year of study in business, law, economics and accounts units, through which learners will gain the knowledge, awareness, skills and confidence necessary for successful  entry into undergraduate courses in the intended progression routes for this Diploma.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

Access programmes are designed for students who have not had the opportunity to access higher education via traditional routes. This course will give you the opportunity to attain some of the tools you will need to complete one of our degree programmes as well as some subject specific knowledge. We will prepare you in the fundamentals of study skills, numeracy and literacy.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • Study skills and IT;
  • Study skills and Management;
  • Business Functions 1 (HR, Marketing, Business, Economics);
  • Business Functions 2 (Law and Accounting).

Successful completion

In order to achieve the Access to Higher Education Diploma, you must achieve 60 credits; 45 at level three and 15 at level two or three. The grades available will be Pass, Merit and Distinction.

HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?

Our Access programmes are yearlong daytime courses that aim to give mature students the opportunity to prepare for an undergraduate Honours Degree. The Access course is designed specifically for people who may not have the conventional educational requirements to enter on to a higher education course.

The programme has two entry dates:

September - May (applications are now closed)

November - June

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Class tutors will use a variety of assessment methods: portfolio, presentations and online tests.

TEACHING CONTACT HOURS

Classes will be taught Monday - Thursday.

Tutorial: 9.00 - 10.00

Lesson: 10.00 - 14.00

Entry Requirements

Formal qualifications are not mandatory, instead a Numeracy and Literacy assessment will be needed. An interview will also be required so that our tutors are satisfied that you can benefit from the course and be able to cope with the future requirements of studying in higher education.

All students wishing to gain entry onto the access course should have a level 2 English equivalent certificate at the time of starting the course or should be willing to get one within the access academic year you have joined.

FEES AND FUNDING

£3,022 - Funding is available through the Advanced Learners Loan

HOW TO APPLY

You can apply for this programme by completing our online application form.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

Successful completion of the Access to Teacher Training course at CU Coventry would guarantee a place onto any degree programme with us (excluding science and engineering).

You could also progress on to a Business degree programmes and a range of other subjects at other institutions, subject to meeting specific entry criteria.

DURATION AND DELIVERY

This course is delivered over the course of one year. The programme currently runs from September to May. Please note, applications are now closed for this cohort. Our next cohort will run from November to June. Applications are open now.

Attendance is required from Monday to Thursday from 09.30 to 14.00.

Additional Information

CUC Ltd. provide High Quality level 3 Access courses only. Students are responsible for making their own arrangements regarding any level 2 Maths and English qualifications they might need for their progression after this course.

APPLY FOR THIS COURSE ORDER A PROSPECTUS
Course code:
CUCA002
Duration:
  • 1 year

Qualification:

    Course type:
    • Access courses

    Fees:
    £3022

    Contact Details:

    CU Coventry

    +44 (0) 24 7765 8787