Course Details

  • If you’ve considered a career in Business Management but do not have the necessary qualifications to apply for university, this Level 3 Access To Higher Education Diploma could be just the stepping stone you need.

    You’ll cover modules in business, management and developmental areas, picking up the skills and abilities you’ll need to both successfully apply for a degree-level programme and to achieve success in the working world.

    During the year-long course, you’ll study a range of different units, covering everything from business accounts and economic models and concepts, to management styles and how to motivate your staff. You’ll learn about marketing, financial planning and recruitment, all geared towards helping you get into university and follow a rewarding career path.

  • You’ll need to have GCSEs at grade C or above in both Maths and English to enrol on this Access To Higher Education programme. Alternatively, you’ll have Functional Skills qualifications in the two subjects at a Level 2 or above. Due to Government changes to grading systems for GCSES in 16/17, please follow the below link to see specific entry criteria for school leavers School Leaver Entry Requirements

  • Each unit on this course will be assessed individually, with either a written (timed) exam, or coursework. Some assessments are via group or individual presentation too.

  • After you’ve completed this course, you’ll be able to progress onto a university of your choice, studying for a degree in a wide range of business-related subjects including accountancy, economics, marketing and management.

    You’ll continue to develop your skills and knowledge, opening up a number of career opportunities in the business world. You’ll be able to follow your passion and choose a route that interests you, from advertising and retail, to banking and public relations.

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  • There are a number of funding and finance options to help you afford the tuition fees for this course, and any other costs associated with studying at college. These include special grants and bursaries, as well as dedicated loans just for education.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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