Access to Higher Education inBusiness

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

This qualification is made up of Level 3 units totalling 60 credits; 45 of these credits are mandatory, while 15 can be chosen from a variety of optional units.
Students will undertake 2 ungraded units. There are no optional units on the proposed course, but there is still a good balance and difference between the units and different pathways.



  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Factors that influence a Business
  • HE Study Skills
  • People in Organisations
  • 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.

Please contact the International Admissions Office for further advice.

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.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

Key Facts


  • September 2023

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time



Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact the International Team for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 23/24UFH1031


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