If you want to start a university course, this course is perfect for you. An Access course makes it possible for you to study across a broad subject range to gain the solid foundation of knowledge, skills and confidence you will need to prepare you for Higher Education study or employment.
The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a qualification which prepares students for study at degree level. If you would like to go to university but left school without the qualifications you need, then an Access to HE course could be for you.
The Access to HE Diploma will help you to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence you need to prepare for HE study or employment. You will study the following:
•The Business Environment
•Finance for Business
•Human Resources in Organisations
•Principles of Leadership
•Using the Internet for Business
•Developing a Business Plan
•Academic Writing Skills
You will be required to attend for 16 hours per week with a further 16 hours minimum a week self-study.
The course involves practical and research activities as well as assignments, essays, projects, presentations and reports as well as building a portfolio for study skills.
•Applicants who do not already hold Maths and English qualifications at grade C/4 or Level 2 equivalent will be required to work towards these alongside the course
•Students will take part in an interview prior to being enrolled onto the programme
•Demonstrate a serious commitment and mature approach to learning and study
On completion of this course you may be able to progress onto Higher Education at Barnsley College’s Church Street Campus, other HE provision or other FE courses of study.
Career pathways could include; Business Consultant, Marketing Manager, Recruitment Consultant, HR Manager, Accountant, Financial Controller, and Event Planner to name a few.