Level 3

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Business)


1 year


Rush Green Campus


Sep 2023


Adult 19+

Interested in business and keen to study at university?

This access course - delivered by industry experts - is designed to give you a route into higher education.

Learners will be assessed through coursework, presentations, debates and exams.

Work experience is highly desirable to support your UCAS application. You'll also need literacy and Numeracy skills - either via GCSE English and Maths or Level 2 Functional Skills.

The Access programme requires the study of 18 units, over 9-month period and therefore to successfully complete this programme you'll require a lot of self-discipline and resilience. It's designed for mature learners who have substantial work, personal or academic experience and can demonstrate that they have successfully overcome challenges before.

Access to HE Diploma courses are for students aged 19+ by 31st August in the year in which they start the Access programme. You must have, or be enrolled on, a level 2 Functional Skills or GCSE qualification in English and Maths.

Successfully complete this course and you can move on to university to study a Business Degree Programme or HNC in Business, or an appropriate Apprenticeship.