Access to Higher Education Diploma Business and Professional

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Access to Higher Education Diploma
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Business and Professional
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(Distance Learning - 1 year)

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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/4 or above / Functional skills at Level 2 or above in either Maths or English or international equivalents. You can study a GCSE or Functional Skills in either Maths or English, if you do not have the grades. Prospective students should check the entry requirements of their preferred university to ensure the best possible opportunity for progression

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.

Progress on to degree-level study with our higher education partner, UCEN Manchester. Students progressing from The Manchester College will receive a cash award through the Achievers Scholarship. Click Here to explore courses and apply.

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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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Business and Professional

Business, Accountancy and Finance & Insurance are the three highest growing industries in Manchester.

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