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Access to HE – Business Studies

OVERVIEW

This is an OCN London Access to HE programme. OCN London is an Access Validating Agency (AVA) for the recognition and approval of Access to Higher Education Diplomas within the national framework managed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).

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).

HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?

Our Access programmes are year long 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

December - July

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

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

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.

TEACHING CONTACT HOURS

Classes will be taught Monday - Thursday, followed by a 1 hour tutorial. Attendance for the tutorial is optional, but strongly recommended.

Lesson: 09.30 - 11.30

Lunch: 11.30 - 12.00

Lesson: 12.00 - 13.30 

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

If you're applying for this course and you're over the age of 19 you can apply for funding through Student Finance England via the Advanced Learner Loan (formally the 24+ Advanced Learners Loan).

HOW TO APPLY

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

DURATION AND DELIVERY

This course is delivered over the course of one year. There are two separate intakes for Access to HE Courses. This will be a September intake and a January intake.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

CU Scarborough (CUS) has been established as a new campus in North Yorkshire. It will operate through one of Coventry University’s wholly-owned subsidiaries (Coventry University College Ltd.) and is being supported by the wider Coventry University infrastructure.

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 Scarborough

    01723 336700