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Business Access to Higher Education

You will study a range of business modules including Economics, Managing People, Marketing, Finance and Business Environment. There will also be a focus on study techniques which develop skills in writing essays, reports and preparing for exams. If you do not have GCSE English or GCSE Maths you will need to complete these alongside your main Access programme of study.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Business & Professional
Course Type
Access to HE
Matthew Boulton College
Next Start Date
Course Length
31 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade 4/C or above (or an equivalent qualification). You will need to demonstrate your commitment to the course at interview. You should have had a period of time away from studying and have an interest in pursuing a career in business

Delivery and Assessment

The course is assessed through assignments and exams. Assignments will be completed during the year and accounts for 80% of the assessments. There will be end of course examinations which make up the other 20% of assessments.


Successful students can progress onto university level study provided they meet the entry requirements, including degrees, foundation degrees, higher national diplomas and certificates.

Career Opportunities

  • Bankers
  • Business Analysts
  • Insurance Brokers
  • Stock Brokers
  • Retailers