Access to HE Accounting and Finance
An Access course is for mature students (19+) who have been out of full-time education for one or more years and would like to go on to higher education but do not have the formal qualifications needed.
You will learn the principles of accounting and different types of finance and develop an understanding of IT terminology networking and systems development.
You can pursue a degree in business, accounting, marketing, tourism or hospitality and event management.
You will learn through a variety of lectures seminars workshops and tutorials.
You will gain an understanding of the principles of accounting and different types of finance for various business situations.
Business studies will help make you aware of different aspects of business, and learn about marketing, production process and human resource management.
You will also learn IT terminologies and gain knowledge of networking HTML, various functions of Excel management, information systems, system development and more.
You will learn through a variety of lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials.
Credits are gained for a variety of tasks such as:
- case studies
- timed assessments
Assessment is via a combination of exams (approximately 30%) and coursework (approximately 70%).
To be eligible for a place on this programme, you must have at least GCSE English and maths at grade 4 (C equivalent) or above, or a Functional Skills Level 2 qualification.
Applicants must be aged over 19 and have been out of full-time education for a year.
You will have a numeracy and literacy assessment to check your suitability to study at Level 3 and may have the opportunity to retake either a maths or English GCSE alongside this course.
Don’t worry, most students are successful in the assessment process. Take a look at these English resources and maths resources to help you prepare.
If you don’t meet the entry criteria don’t worry, we have a range of one-year Pre-Access courses available to help you get started.
There is a wide range of support available at the college for students, including financial support.